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BF 2 overheating issues

Post by kappage » Fri Jul 06, 2007 11:00 pm

When i play Battlefield 2 i get about 1 maybe 2 rounds before the game goes physco, all the models textures and stuff goes Crazy but while looking at my temps they are all within Thresholds for the motherboard and the gpu never goes above 50oC

How can i stop this??

I will post some pics later next time i play it
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Re: BF 2 overheating issues

Post by dgood » Fri Jul 06, 2007 11:48 pm

First Question I'd ask is: Is your graphics card overlcocked? if so that could be doing it.
Is there a bad fan on the card or a passive cooler in a poor circulated environment?
Is there a newer driver?
Run Memtest on your system as a whole or do you have a way of showing it is definatly a graphics problem?
BF2 is known for its love of ram to run well. 1gb is bad performance 2gb = playable in most cases for older computers. (older than core2)
Lets get some more info so we can sort through this.
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Re: BF 2 overheating issues

Post by kappage » Sat Jul 07, 2007 1:12 am

my specs are
6600GT PCIE 256mb
Pentium D 805
2 GB ddr 2 800mhz
Asus star ice cooler on CPU
North Pole 1000 on gpu

No my graphics card isnt clocked but its core and memory is @ 500/1000

i get an average of about 55-60 fps in bf 2

Ill boot the game now and get pics of the lot.
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Re: BF 2 overheating issues

Post by kappage » Sat Jul 07, 2007 2:14 am

Well here are the pics as promised, today was a good day got three rounds then quit.
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Re: BF 2 overheating issues

Post by kappage » Sun Jul 08, 2007 4:44 am

Ok, i have just recently got new drivers, from http://www.nvidia.com and no difference to my game. When it does happen all the temps are well within threshold, its really starting to piss me off.

Any ideas?
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Re: BF 2 overheating issues

Post by DMB2000uk » Sun Jul 08, 2007 7:53 am

Done the system wide stablity checks? like memtest, ORTHOS etc.

Does this occur in any other things? Try ATI Tool's artifact scanner and see if that finds anything.

What's your PSU like?

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Re: BF 2 overheating issues

Post by kappage » Sun Jul 08, 2007 8:39 am

No, everything else turns up "clean", ill get ATI tool and run artifact.
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Re: BF 2 overheating issues

Post by kappage » Sun Jul 08, 2007 10:18 pm

k ive run ATI tool artifact all night and it came up with nothing, its still doing it though my temps jsut then where even lower then before and 5 minutes in it happened.
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Re: BF 2 overheating issues

Post by DMB2000uk » Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:34 am

Update direct x (reinstall it if need be).

Then reinstall the game.

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Re: BF 2 overheating issues

Post by CMcguire » Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:53 am

What are you measuring your temps with? It could be that whatever program you are using is not giving you an accurate read out of the temperatures you are getting in your case... if possible i would try running it with the case open to see if you still have the same problem... if you do its quite probably either faulty hardware or something with the software is causing a problem.. either way its a good idea to rule out things one at a time to find out what the problem is..
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Re: BF 2 overheating issues

Post by vicaphit » Mon Jul 09, 2007 1:24 pm

My friend was having a hard time with models getting all messed up, and it was due to a heat problem. He took the side of his case off and set a big fan to blow on the processor and it took care of everything.

Try that out, and run the game for a bit, and see if it gives you the same problem
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Re: BF 2 overheating issues

Post by smack323 » Wed Jul 18, 2007 3:23 pm

i had some problem similar to that with BF2.. i took off my case door and had a personal fan blowing in the case... no more lag or problems.
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