Warcraft 3 Fatal Error .. Help!

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by sain, Dec 10, 2002.

  1. sain

    sain Guest

    My setup is as follows

    ASUS PT4E
    512mb RDRAM
    P4 1.9ghz
    WD 80 gig hardisk
    Nvidia Gforce 3 with new detonator drivers
    WinXP Pro Sp1


    I overclock my system using the bios settings in my board, set bus to 110mhz and cpu to 2.1ghz.

    Recently ive had some crashes in wc3 with these settings, seems to happen when i have a lot of units moving around.

    Game exits giving a message of "Fatal Error" "Memory 000x0x0 .... could not be read" etc etc.

    I dont have these problems with cpu at default speeds.


    Is this hardware related or is it a bug inside the game's design?
     
  2. Bman

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    i didnt read all your stuff because right when i saw OVERCLOCK i said thats it!


    Over clocking can always screw up games and Crap!

    Dont over and and see what happens
     
  3. sain

    sain Guest

    Here is the error window i get.
     
  4. Bman

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    Lets ask basic questions....

    Do you have all driver updates?
    Do you have any extra programs running?
    Anything else like that you can think of ?
     
  5. Cosmin

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    First b-man__ post seems to be the most truthable'
     
  6. Bman

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    not sure what you mean
     
  7. jumpy

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    Truthable, he he

    To check if your system is stable running at those overclocked speeds, get prime 95 for the cpu+mem - or memtest for, well I'm sure you can guess what that tests :cool: google will help you with finding those.

    run each of those for a few hours - if they crash, it is your overclock causing your problem. If they don't - your system is stable and is probably a driver issue, program conflict as b-man said.

    But as you said, the error doesnt happen when your system is at stock speeds, so you can pretty much guarantee that you've got an unstable o/c
    Good luck
    jumpy
     
  8. Misfire

    Misfire OSNN Addict

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    its the overclocking.

    when i overclocked my pc, i had crashes in w3 getting the same error, and it has caused me many losses!

    i would have had a 20-1 record. :mad:


    btw, i think the post counter is broken or something.
     
  9. Bman

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    dont think so
     
  10. Misfire

    Misfire OSNN Addict

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    hmm my post counter has been at 125 for the last 5 posts :(


    can anyone see my sig?
     
  11. Bman

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    well , u might not be paying attention cause its working now!
     
  12. Bman

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    (no i cant see your signature)
     
  13. Misfire

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    yeah now its working, so is my sig.
     
  14. sain

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    Raised the cpu voltage a bit and now its stable.

    Thnx for the help
     
  15. Misfire

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    hey sain, what did u raise cpu voltage too?

    this would help me too since i oc my system as well.
     
  16. sain

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    Well i updated my bios to the latest revision and it automatically upped my cpu voltage to 1.85v, it was 1.75v, so i left it like that and its been stable since.