Aargh. wrote:How is it 'overkill' to perform basic system stability tests? Memtest is about as bog-standard as can be, for anyone to test their memory with and there's nothing wrong with stressing the system out OCCT because if that thing doesn't cause anything to crash, you can be at least confident that there isn't a fundamental problem with your hardware.
The fact is, some games are hard-locking his system. He has to do a full PC restart to get operational again. In my experience with PCs, that has more potential to be a hardware problem than software.
Edited by George-Roper at 13:30:37 03-11-2011
#8142013, By George-Roper Games frequently crash randomly
George-Roper 730 posts
Seen 12 hours ago
Registered 13 years ago