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Laptop GPU stopped working and recovered? same with my quadro fx3400.....does it mean its dying or just overheating?
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Most likely it's a software issue; when it says the GPU stopped working is likely a driver or a Windows issue. If he problem persists try reinstalling the graphics driver.

If the GPU were to fail (even briefly) the rig would have posted a BSOD and shut down.
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Like ^ said the driver most likely crashed and reset itself. Try updating to a new one.
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I have a laptop that does this sometimes and usually its because the card is overheating and causes the driver to crash. no BSOD here
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Can you display the temps?
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