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Ray Patean

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D3 Causing PC Shutdown - Solved!
« on: June 03, 2017, 08:14:12 PM »
So, for the last few days my computer is shutting down after loading up a game in D3. I can browse the web, I transferred files to a jump drive, and I can load D3 and chat on the main screen...the issue only comes when I try to play a game.

Any idea what could be causing this? I haven't tried anything yet, not even a reinstall of the game, so I'm open to any and all suggestions. Thanks!
« Last Edit: June 13, 2017, 08:14:25 AM by Ray Patean »

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Re: D3 Causing PC Shutdown
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2017, 11:09:27 PM »
video card issues i'm guessing, basic stuff is fine, intense stuff maybe overheating?

Ray Patean

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Re: D3 Causing PC Shutdown
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2017, 10:16:13 AM »
Would it overheat in just a couple minutes of playing? My computer (motherboard, I assume) makes some beeps as I turn on the system - I heard faint sounds like that a few seconds before the shit down happened yesterday when I tried...

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Re: D3 Causing PC Shutdown
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2017, 02:06:11 PM »
I got nothing Ray. My son suggested I run Speccy (I think) when I had overheating issues with my video card. But I don't think it could overheat in a matter of moments.

Ray Patean

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Re: D3 Causing PC Shutdown
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2017, 08:40:23 AM »
We'll, it's not the power supply. I swapped a new one in, and it still shut down on me. I checked my graphics card today, and did notice the fan wasn't spinning. I was able to play for about 7 minutes before the shut down, so it may be GPU related...

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Re: D3 Causing PC Shutdown
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2017, 05:29:04 PM »
I'd swap that right now, dont want it burning out the motherboard or something ..

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Re: D3 Causing PC Shutdown
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2017, 07:21:21 PM »
I had the same problem Ray, started with 2.50. I needed a new computer anyway, so my new rig has no issues.

Ray Patean

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Re: D3 Causing PC Shutdown
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2017, 08:14:10 AM »
I got my new graphics card from Newegg yesterday, and I'm happy to report that the issues is fixed! I played for about an hour and a half last night, and never had a shutdown.

I also upgraded quite a bit from my old card...some budget AMD 1gb card, up to a 4gb GTX 1050ti. I was playing on medium settings before, and now I maxed out EVERYTHING and was able to switch from the 32-bit client to the 64-bit client. The game looks so nice now!

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Re: D3 Causing PC Shutdown - Solved!
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2017, 08:06:26 PM »
Great news Ray!