Blue Screens

leontoh

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Jan 13, 2001
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Hi, I've been getting blue screens almost all the time I run Aquamark 3 and Splinter Cell. Both give me blue screens with no error messages. Surprisingly, 3dmark03's rock solid on my computer. Here are my specs

SiSoftware Sandra

Processor
Model : AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2600+
Speed : 2.08GHz
Model Number : 2600 (estimated)
Performance Rating : PR3016 (estimated)
Type : Standard
L2 On-board Cache : 256kB ECC Synchronous Write-Back (16-way, 64 byte line size)

Mainboard
Bus(es) : ISA AGP PCI USB FireWire/1394 i2c/SMBus
MP Support : No
MP APIC : No
System BIOS : Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG
Mainboard : MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD MS-6570
Total Memory : 511MB DDR-SDRAM

Chipset 1
Model : Nvidia Corp nForce2 AGP Controller
Front Side Bus Speed : 2x 166MHz (332MHz data rate)
Total Memory : 512MB DDR-SDRAM
Memory Bus Speed : 2x 166MHz (332MHz data rate)

Video System
Monitor/Panel : Plug and Play Monitor
Adapter : RADEON 9500
Adapter : RADEON 9500 - Secondary

Physical Storage Devices
Removable Drive : Floppy disk drive
Hard Disk : Maxtor 6Y080L0 (76.3GB)
CD-ROM/DVD : SONY DVD-ROM DDU1621 (CD 40X Rd) (DVD 5X Rd)
CD-ROM/DVD : TDK CDRW4800B (CD 48X Rd, 48X Wr)

Logical Storage Devices
1.44MB 3.5" (A:) : N/A
Windows xp sp2 gaming (C:) : 19.5GB (15.3GB, 78% Free) (NTFS)
Windows xp sp2 internet (D:) : 19.5GB (11.8GB, 61% Free) (NTFS)
Data files (E:) : 37.3GB (18.4GB, 49% Free) (NTFS)
CD-ROM/DVD (F:) : N/A
Sc3 (G:) : 4.4GB (0MB, 0% Free) (CDFS)

Peripherals
Serial/Parallel Port(s) : 2 COM / 1 LPT
Keyboard : HID Keyboard Device
Mouse : HID-compliant Cordless Mouse
Human Interface : Logitech Cordless USB Keyboard
Human Interface : Logitech Cordless Dual USB Mouse & iTouch Keys

MultiMedia Device(s)
Device : Creative SB Audigy
Device : Creative Game Port

Operating System(s)
Windows System : Microsoft Windows XP/2002 Professional (Win32 x86/IA32) 5.01.2600 (Service Pack 2, v.2096)



I've got a feeling that DX9 based games never crash on my computer. UT2003 crashes all the time, Max Payne never crashes. WC3 crashes all the time.

Thanks.
 
overheating / undervolting powersupply?

Please can you check you voltage Rails from the PSU, and your system temps (case, cpu)

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