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What Could Be The Problem?

When Im not in games my computer functions normally,but when Im in a game after 20minutes my monitor shuts down and makes weird noises but PC stays up and running,what could be the problem?I ran aida64 GPU stress test and it ran normal.


Manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
Model GA-A55M-DS2
Total amount of system memory 8.00 GB RAM
System type 64-bit operating system
Number of processor cores 4


Total size of hard disk(s) 931 GB
Disk partition (CHappy 498 GB Free (683 GB Total)
Disk partition (DHappy 150 GB Free (248 GB Total)
Media drive (EHappy CD/DVD
Media drive (GHappy CD
Media drive (JHappy CD/DVD


Display adapter type NVIDIA GeForce GT 630
Total available graphics memory 7934 MB
Dedicated graphics memory 4096 MB
Dedicated system memory 0 MB
Shared system memory 3838 MB
Display adapter driver version
Primary monitor resolution 1366x768
DirectX version DirectX 10

Monitor:Monitor ViewSonic VA1912 Series [19" LCD] (T6Q123422399)

Sorry for my bad English

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Ignore the stress test

In reply to: What Could Be The Problem?

I find gaming to be more stress than tests. Try the old cover off, point a fan at the open PC test.

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I will try

In reply to: Ignore the stress test

I will try that,but I didnt have any problems playing dark souls before.

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Parts age, dust builds up.

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Updates happen. Today's PCs are not static things. Hardware and software change over time, so what is today, is not tomorrow.

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I tried

In reply to: Parts age, dust builds up.

I tried that but its still the same,I cleaned my computer couple of days ago so there still isnt any dust.I was thinking that its maybe the VGA cabel,at least thats what my
colleagues at work told me.

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In reply to: I tried

Too rare for me to write that. Cables have such high reliability that unless I see damage such as cat or dog chew marks it's not considered.

The PC does have a lot of older parts. They could be failing. I see no reply about what happens you left the cover off with the fan pointed at it.

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I still did the same thing,after 20 minutes monitor turns off,I dont have any cats or dogs but it could be that I damaged it when pulling my monitor.I wanted to watch a movie and pulled it hard,btw I have alot of stuff where my cabels are.

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Now it's time to consider what parts to change.

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The PC does not work better with the cover off, fan test. I'm not there to look over the PC but the video card would be high on my suspect list.

That said, fast PCs aren't as expensive as they used to be. Consider builds from

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I know...

In reply to: Now it's time to consider what parts to change.

I know that,but in my country even a 100 bucks is to much...thats why I have old parts they costed me 40000 Serbian dinars...Anyway thank you for trying to help Grin

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