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    Over the past week I've experienced three entire PC crashes without prior issues in both Dota 2 and other games. One happened as my queue popped, one at the exact moment everyone loaded into a diretide match (and thus the pick screen loaded), and once when just opening the Dota Plus menu right after booting up the game. These crashes are very unusual, causing an instant shutdown of my computer with no discernable lag spike preceeding it. No other games appear to cause this issue (World of Warcraft, Deus Ex Human Revolution and CSGO are all fine). After verifying the game files Steam reports no issues.

    My hardware:
    Intel i5 6600K with 16 GBs of 2300 DDR4 RAM
    Nvidia GTX 1070
    Game installed on a WD 1 TB NVME SSD
    System running on the latest version of Windows 10