Satellite P100-240 crashes randomly during game play

I recently bought the laptop above and could not be happier, bar one exception, every time I try to play a game (what happened with all the games I've tried) the machine stops after a random amount of time, whether it's 5 minutes or an hour.

After reading the manual I first thought it was a problem, but after cutting all the settings at least I always get the same heating problem. I tried to update the bios and the graphics card, but the problem persists, any advice would be greatly appreciated.


I also think that it is an overheating problem. Maybe the cooling system is not getting enough fresh air and must be cleaned. Search this forum, it must be described some methods.

Good bye

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