Problem spreads to Xbox 360 as Sony denies culpability and Rockstar issues workaround.
Question: How does a game make your console overheat Could it be the Rockstar is trying to eliminate this gen one console at a time to get the next gen in. I joke but seriously how does a game make your console overheat
I would like to know that myself. I think it would affect older PS3 & 360 models.
Could be their way of saying these consoles can't handle the truth! lol
I have a 60GB launch PS3 and I haven't had any problems so far (knock on wood)
well think about a pc overheating when you are running lots of programs as such, if the game is large and has lots to load and tihnk about then the system is doing more work than usual there for the system parts get warmer the fan speeds up clogging the system with dust which then block the air vents which then cause the system to be unable to get rid of the head by the fans and burns up the system from the inside like an oven. why do you think the say to keep your system dust free and why do you think pcs have liquid cooling setups, i guess its for the fun of it and it looks cool i guess ( no pun intended )
They tried to squeeze too much awesome into one game, and the consequences were clearly dire. LOL. Actually, even a simple program could cause an electronics device to overheat. Stress test benchmark programs are designed to punish PC hardware a bit to test its limits. But that is on purpose, of course. Bondi and R* obviously didn't mean for this to cause a hardware problem, so they'll need to fix it with a patch.
Hell im not surprised Red Dead Redemption did the samething.
I am playing on a 60gb system for over 5hrs with no issues, I am also trying to figure out these claims of overheating.
when a game is badly programmed to utilize more than what the limitations of the hardware allow it. components will began to overheat. rockstar says its not la noire but its the only game that has been confirmed to do it, and not only on ps3 but the game is now locking up on 360's. a game on pc that will burn out your video card is halo 2, the game surpasses normal video card temperaturs when it runs leave it on for more that 12 hours and you will see it can get over 110'c in temperature.
its affecting my 80gb fat ps3 it speeds the fans up and now without la noire its speeding up before it didnt do that so i might trade my fat 80gb ps3 for a slim :/ happens after 20 mins of being on
Have you tried, dust cleaning mode? you can turn your fans on to Max speed, while holding eject button, turn the switch on. Just a suggestion, probably won't change anything.
That wont do anything, dust gets clogged overtime, i personally clearn my PC from time to time. I can tell ya you will need to open the console apart get a duster to get to dust out no way its going out just by speeding up a fan.
the game maps are huge, this may be indication of the need the of next gen consoles
If it's true, I'm only going to buy this game until a patch comes out. I'm not taking the risk because my PS3 is old - Original 80GB model.
thats a big problem here many where waiting for the release for L.A noire and now it causes problems with your system.
wow, im glad i can fully install all the games i play on 360. problem solved. still waiting for LOT/DF comparison tho. but it looks like im leaning toward the ps3 version which makes me worry about fucin up my ps3 with no warranty.
I drank too much juice earlier and feel a bit sick, probably Sony's fault
I completely unplug my PS3 Slim and vacuum it out once a month. Try to cover all the vents around the area your vacuuming to really get dust out. GT5 & UC2 barely give make the fans audible, with Heavy Rain I get fan increases so im curious to what L.A. Noire will do.
My 60gb ps3 has never had a issue, was well ventilated and the fans only rarely went loud to cool it down...This was until today, LA noire arrived, I installed it and it YLOD my ps3 before it even got to the gameplay, so fucking pissed off right now.
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