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Monitor turned off mid-game-Acer V243H

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Yeah, was playing bf3 beta and it just straight up lost picture mid game. I disconnected the dvi cables and they were a tad hot, so i let it cool off before trying it again, and it worked. Should I be worried?
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You should at least seek out what's the culprit: is the monitor that turned off or has the graphics card cut the signal. It might be an overheating issue by the looks of things, but in games monitors aren't that heavily stressed, believe it or not the worse for monitors is in office at full brightness. Monitor the GPU during gaming sessions and see how that relates to the blackouts.
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