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Old 05-06-2012, 04:18 PM   #1
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Question Source Mods Shut Down Computer Mid-Game

Alright, I've been having this weird problem with Source Mods that Google won't help with.
Basically, if I play a mod for about 10-30 minutes, suddenly my computer just crashes, completely shut off, only turning back on when I hit the power button. It does not happen during official Valve games or games on other engines (Battlefront II, Arkham Asylum, Bioshock II.)
My computer has a Gigabyte 9800 GT graphics card and an AMD Athlon 5200 Dual Core at 2.71 GHz. The mods I play include CUBE, Ground Complex, Minerva, Missing Information, and Research and Development.
Suggestions? Any other info you need from me?
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Old 05-07-2012, 01:27 AM   #2
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check inside your case and look for dust on the fans.
a shut down sounds like a heating problem.
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