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Old July 12, 2013, 10:39 AM
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If it happens mostly while gaming or stress testing, or when your system has been running a while, then there's a possibility the GPU is overheating. Can you confirm that your system is relatively clean, good airflow and that the GPU fan(s) is still operating correctly? System specs would help too.
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Old July 12, 2013, 11:13 AM
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"clean install" and still waiting for System Specs....no way anyone can help you here without knowing your gear ;)
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Old July 12, 2013, 11:49 AM
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Yeah looks like video card failure.

Try underclocking your video card to see if it is more stable.
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Old July 12, 2013, 02:33 PM
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check vid cable on another system then the screen

then reT.I.M. vid heatsink
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Old July 12, 2013, 06:00 PM
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hi sorry been a busy day here are my specs: Windows 7 home premium 64 bit. cpu: i7 3700k not overclocked. GPU: 7950 not overclocked. Asus mobo p8z77-v-lk, hyper evo 212 custom heatsink coolermaster psu 725 watt, kingston hyperx red ram 8gb. 1 TB hd Scorpion blue.

I don't post on computer forums so let me know if there is any other info you need. I have a long haired dog and have to clean my computer out with compressed air frequently. I don't think the gpu is over heating.
I don't know how to re T.I.M I don't even know what that means :(

I reinstall video drivers and will try a few games tonight and see if anything is different. thx all keep you updated.
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Old July 12, 2013, 06:37 PM
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As your gaming check
the max GPU temps. ReTim means
to clean the Thermal Grease off if your video card GPU and re-apply, but unless your seeing outrageous high temps on your GPU I doubt thus will do anything.
Someone else mentioned it, but ensure
the cable from your GPU to your monitor is securely attached.
Now that you've reinstalled GPU drivers report back if the issue happens again.
If it does and your temps are
ok, I'd say your GPU is crapping out
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Old July 12, 2013, 07:58 PM
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As your gaming check
the max GPU temps. ReTim means
to clean the Thermal Grease off if your video card GPU and re-apply, but unless your seeing outrageous high temps on your GPU I doubt thus will do anything.
Someone else mentioned it, but ensure
the cable from your GPU to your monitor is securely attached.
Now that you've reinstalled GPU drivers report back if the issue happens again.
If it does and your temps are
ok, I'd say your GPU is crapping out
also check moniter

and
P8Z77-V LK BIOS 0908 is current other is bios settings below
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Old July 12, 2013, 08:32 PM
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so just an update I have used driversweeper and re-install my gpu drivers, checked my monitor cord and removed my gpu and reinserted it. I played dragon age origins for a few hours without problems and temps have been good around 50c or so no no garbled screen so it looks good right now but knowing my luck it will mess up again haha
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Old July 12, 2013, 09:14 PM
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^^^^ Sounds good so far....keep us posted!!
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Okay happened again after playing for a Bit More. Also when a rebooted the computer said disk read error and said to hit ctrl alt delete, I did and now it's frozen on the starting windows screen? Could mean bad harddrive? Ugh
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