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COD4 Multiplayer makes computer fans loud and hot.

When i play COD4 Multiplayer my computer gets very hot and noisy.
When i play COD4 Singleplayer it is fine and even when i play crysis it is fine.

I got a Dell XPS 400 with a thermaltake PCU and an 8800GTS

Videocard runs between 55C and 75C

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  • illusion9191 Apr 24, 2008

    Thanks for the help and service! I didnt think anyththing was wrong with my system in the first place. Just good to have another viewpoint/solution. Thanks again.

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When you play online games it will usually require more system resources to power. Your processor also handles the data that is being sent and received during your online session. Some code for online games have more overhead than others. I do not believe that it has anything to do with your machine, but more the software and network overhead that the multiplayer game requires. If you notice that both single and multiplayer run on seperate executables...

Single Player = C:\Program Files\Activision\Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare\iw3sp.exe
Multiplayer = C:\Program Files\Activision\Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare\iw3mp.exe

Hope this helped!

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