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weird black screen, what was the cause?

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my computer went to sleep and when i woke it back up a few hours later it was just at a black screen with nothing being sent to my monitor. i reset the computer and it would display the bios post messages but wouldnt boot the OS. I reset it one more time after that and the same thing happened. I went into the bios and restore default settings and it still happened once, then with another restart it booted fine, was just wondering what would cause my sig rig to do that so that i can fix what happened, have never seen this issue before.

I was sitting at a very stable OC at 3.83 on my CPU for about a month now with no issues. any help would be very appreciated.
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Try running prime95 in blend mode for a few hours to see if there is any problem with stability. Set the power scheme to balanced or performance mode.
When you found it like that the first time, the screen was black, was the cpu gpu fans still running?
    
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from what i could tell, everything seemed to be running, just a plain black screen. and i had a 24 hour prime test with 0 errors a few weeks earlier, so i really have no clue what the cause would be.
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Its pretty hard to diagnose something like this. I think the prob is power related. Run p95 blend and furmark at full settings. See what happens. If it is due to power, the machine will restart.
There is another possibility. defrag the system drive.
    
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