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OK, I've been trying to play this damn game for a freaking week and I've only been able to actually play the game for like 3 minutes and then my computer just turns off! WTF!! I've read threads with possible solutions but it just doesn't freaking work! what can I do to fix it!? I have the Asus G73JH with the ATI Mobility Radeon HD5870, neeeeeeed help!
Congrats to blizzard, they just created a perfect game with all hype and getting our money, and telling the problems are yours, hardware etc, they should tell use buy our blizzard laptop/comp if u want to play diablo 3 without problems of course the price would be very good $3000 :) i got g75 with all the problems, black screen erro 3007, could u imagine brand new laptop cant even play diablo 3, meanwhile playing dota 2, skyrim without any problem, nice
It sounds like a power supply issue. When your machine heats over under GPU load, which requires power, the fan will start to spin, which requires more. If the system detects there isnt enough power to keep your system stable. Itll shut down.
Have you tried using a bigger power supply?
What is happening to you sounds pretty bad, but finding the problem will take some work. There are two main routes to go: Spend Time or Spend Money. To me, computer shutting down sounds like an operating system problem or a hardware problem. So maybe your operating system has gone bonkers and needs a new install, or maybe some hardware is dying. This could be your hard drive, video card, but most likely your power supply unit.
- Go to manufacturer websites for hard drive, video card, motherboard, sound card, network card, and download drivers. Completely uninstall drivers for above hardware, then re-install fresh ones. If this doesn't work, then next step.
- Back up your data, unplug everything except speakers, monitor, mouse, keyboard, and re-install your operating system for a fresh, clean install. Then install ONLY Diablo 3 and see if this helps (this fixed my problems).
- Buy a new power supply, boot up, see if this fixes the problem.
- Try swapping out video cards.
- If you have spare hard drives, remove your old drive, install your operating system on the new one, and see if that helps.
There is no easy solution (besides buying brand new hardware and fresh install OS), but with some time you can fix it! :)
There's a mechanism built into Intel CPU's that will shutoff a computer in the case of overheating, and this is different from the throttling mechanism. (afaik)
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