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i just wondered if you guys could be so kind to help me out
it is my first build and everything is ok
But when i play games the screen goes all liney and wavey then shuts the screen off. Do you know what it is?
It happened more when i first started the games but played with settings and thought it had gone, but its back again?
comes on after a while of playing games?
any ideas guys?
people have told me i may have cooked it is this true?

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post #2 of 8
Sounds like its overheating or a driver issue.
    
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drivers are the newest drivers and the heat is very low 44 deg
post #4 of 8
hmmm try reseating your gpu, i know its a pain but it could save you time and money blow in the PCI-E slot aswell incase of any trapped grime. this has happened to me so i think thats your problem.
also what wattage is your PSU?
    
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so you dont think it is cooked or anything, because i have only a few days to send it back if it is?
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well if it shows the desktop and other things then i wouldnt expect so.
    
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how do i reset the gpu then
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emailed you
    
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