my comuter freezes when playing games

  Jakub Mielcarek 09:10 19 Jan 2018
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hello, my computer keeps frezzing whenever i play any game (requiring a hard reset to get it to work) what could this be caused by? I have a AMD FX(tm) 6300 six core prossesor and a gtx 760 and i dont know what hind of power box i have.

  alanrwood 10:33 19 Jan 2018

Try installing "Core Temp" and monitoring the CPU temperature whilst not playing games and then playing them. If the temp gets very high then your CPU will shut down to protect itself. In this case I would replace the CPU thermal compound between the CPU and the cooler.

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