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While playing starcraft 2, the computer screen flashes random colors and then freezes. It also makes a strange smell.

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Not sure about the smell as this may be an indicator of a failing monitor and should be used with caution.. Otherwise it sounds like when you start up the game, it is changing the resolution to a setting that your monitor can not support. Please check you monitors resolution settings and make sure they are set the same as in Option in your game.

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The video card burned or the resolution of the game did not much to your video card coz. the game need a high resolution video card

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    check your video card fan if running if not replace it with new one.Also check the transistor near the video card slot on your motherboard.Replace that transistor if burned.change your videocard if the problem is still there hope this may solve your problem.

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    This is similar to a game I played recently. That burning smell is definitely the graphics card. Get a program that can monitor temperature (with a graph) and run it before starcraft. I'd bet that you'd find a dangerous temperature if you alt-tab after the game starts going out. (P.S. You want the graph because the temperature will probably go down 5-10 degrees celsius as soon as you alt-tab)

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