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Ill play for about 4-5 minutes and the game will freeze up.

Screen freezes and I cant even exit to Dashboard. I havnt seen any flashing red lights or anything that would indicate a problem. It does it on all games. Some times it will freeze up and the picture is pixelated like an old nintendo system. What can I do?

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Before you play have a fan blowing on it for ten mins. then whenever you play put the fan on low while you play. it worked for me.

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