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Wierd Display, something broken?

Just wondering if anyone can tell me whats wrong with my comp.
Now this started happening about a month ago, but back then it didn't happen to often and i just restarted my comp and it fixed it.
What seems to happen is that my screen goes all glitchy, this happens more often when playing games and what not. I just formated my comp a couple of days ago and it seems to be still doing it Sad

Here are a couple of pictures so you can see at least what i'm trying to describe...

Neverwinter Nights 2

Neverwinter Nights 1

Me writing this post...

It doesn't happen right away, usually takes a minute or so before it starts to play up.

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Check your video card's GPU fan.

In reply to: Wierd Display, something broken?

If you're very lucky its full of lint and you can clean it up.


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In reply to: Check your video card's GPU fan.

Yep, it was full of dust/lint cleaned that all out, but it still seems to be doing it.

Time for a new graphics card then?

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I would try one more thing.

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If you are lucky you can remove the GPU heatsink and drop a small dab of heatsink compound on it to help move the heat away from the GPU. This is not uncommon maintenance so it's worth the effort.


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