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Only when I'm gaming , it proceeds to say my driver is not working and my screens come back on and my game works again. Could it be the driver or is my GPU dying? I have updated drivers.
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post #2 of 6
Are you using HDMI, Or DVI? Ive had this as an issue using HDMI before..
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Are you using HDMI, Or DVI? Ive had this as an issue using HDMI before..

HDMI, hm I will try for a few days with DVI and see if the problem occurs.
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post #4 of 6
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So far so good, no black outs with using DVI, I wonder why.
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post #5 of 6
Never figured it out myself, Whats really strange is I've used HDMI since, and it didnt happen that time.. Still switched back to DVI tho, I just like the solid connection over HDMI (i.e. screwed to the card )..
post #6 of 6
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ok today it occurred again, so we can rule out its hdmi
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