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left 4 dead just shuts down

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i play left 4 dead alot until recently i upgraded my components
specs are :
Chipset : nVidia nForce 780i SLI SPP
Processor : Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3000 MHz
Physical Memory : 4096 MB (4 x 1024 DDR2-SDRAM )
Video Card : NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 512x 2 sli
Hard Disk : ST325082 (250 GB)
DVD-Rom Drive : PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-115D
Monitor Type : Samsung SyncMaster - 19 inches
Network Card : AR5008 Wireless Network Adapter
Operating System : Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.01.2600 Service Pack 3
DirectX : Version 9.0c (May 2007)
i'm using a 850 watt psu so really i have no idea why it happens just that it happens after 10 minutes of gameplay everytime just a automatic shutdown also my cpu temp is around 45 while in gameplay and my graphics cards temps are 60 and 70 degrees
 
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Check the northbridge temp if possible... tho that usually leads to graphical errors before it cuts out.

What speed is the memory running at? nForce chips don't really like anything over 667MHz tho 800 is usually ok - anything over 800 often has odd side effects even if it passes memtest/linpack.
 
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30 Sep 2009
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i had same prob with game it worked fine on me old system socket 775 went to i7 got same prob with game it just shuts it self down couldnt make any sense from it as i play a lot more graphical games then left for dead that work fine no probs at all and i have the new 5870 gfx in me system now and it still do it. i think the game it self is buggey but dont hold me to that.;)
 
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