Half Life 2 and Lost World Crashing

  RobCharles1981 20:47 20 Feb 07

When I play the Single player mode for these games, it ends up crashing with the sound looping, I did the steam crash test all ok.

System Specs

AMD 64 3800
2 Gig of Ram
Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS
BFG Nvdia 8800GTX
Hiper 580watt PSU

Any Suggestions?

all i can think of is your temperatures, do you know what they are?

  RobCharles1981 20:55 20 Feb 07

I will check it out in Bios Right now.

  Kate B 20:56 20 Feb 07

What OS - Vista or XP? 8800 drivers are not great in Vista.

  RobCharles1981 20:59 20 Feb 07

Before I do this adman would that be a fault with my sound card or something like that?

  RobCharles1981 21:05 20 Feb 07

Windows XP not using vista drivers the xp ones!

  RobCharles1981 21:11 20 Feb 07

The Current Temps

System Temp 41
CPU Tem 46

  phono 21:17 20 Feb 07

The first thing I would check would be graphics and sound drivers, it may also be a good idea to check that up to date motherboard chipset drivers are installed.

  gudgulf 21:20 20 Feb 07

Have you tried looking for the latest drivers for your Audigy....I seem to remember there being a lot of people having sound problems with HalfLife2 when it came out.

I'll have a look on the Steam forums and see what I can dig up....In the mean time look at this click here

A good few suggestions there.

  RobCharles1981 21:35 20 Feb 07

Yeah looks interesting, seems like problem with some patch needed or something like that or sound card issues.

  gudgulf 21:57 20 Feb 07

click here

Read this and follow the link in the Related Answers section at the bottom of the page that reads "games crash or freeze with looping sounds"

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