Sudden screen freeze

I've been using my computer now, and this issue is getting (somewhat) more common. SO, here I will be playing my game or surfing on the internet, when suddenly.... BOOM! Screen freeze. I can't move my mouse, I can't CTRL+ALT+DEL or do anything. There is not even a BSOD. It just hangs there forever. The only way for me to use my computer again, is to force shut it down. Can someone please help?

Also, My computer's specs:
Nvidia GTX 680
16GB Ram
4TB harddisk (2tb x 2tb)
And that is all. I should also mention that I have my graphics card updated to the latest drivers. The Nvidia one, not the intel one. But I doubt intel is the problem.

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Captain Jack

Extraordinary Member
Hello there!

Install Speedfan or HWMonitor and check the Core temps. Maybe Overheat can cause this. Download Malwarebytes and run a complete scan to rule out any infection.

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Extraordinary Member
Premium Supporter
Referring to Captain Jack, I add: You have any picture of when the problem started? I mean, you've been running the system for two years... and now... bang? Or?

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