Why does my laptop shutdown when I am playing video games?

by on March 13, 2011

Q: Why my laptop usually shut down by itself when I am playing games?


One Response to “Why does my laptop shutdown when I am playing video games?”
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    Generally this would be an overheating problem. If the laptop itself doesn’t feel crazy hot then there could be a loose heatsink on the cpu or video card.

    You’ll need to look into warranty repair, normal repair or taking it apart yourself to investigate the issue.