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After playing for 5-10 minutes the monitor is shut down

  1. #1

    Posts : 36
    windows 8 64 bit

    After playing for 5-10 minutes the monitor is shut down

    After im playing in this case battlefield bad company 2 or now it was battlefield 4 after like 5-10 minutes i hear my video card is working very hard it's fan and the temperature is like 110-117c.

    Then after more 5 minutes or so the monitor is shut down and the pc is frozen i can't click anything only can restart the pc. It's like the pc is in sleep mode but frozen.
    I don't have any blue screen before it.

    I'm not sure if the problem is drivers like the video card drivers memory or virus.
    I have nod 32 did scan last night cleaned 17 threats.
    After playing for 5-10 minutes the monitor is shut down Attached Files

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  2. #2

    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

    You could boil water on that video card. Better take it easy until you figure it out or you're going to fry your card, could already be damaged.

    Can you please fill out complete system specs lower left corner?
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  3. #3

    Posts : 1,883

    Use Killdisk on the hard drive then install Windows.

    Also check that the fan on the card is operating well. Clean it and housing if necessary.

    Refrain from installing VirtualPC on new install.

    Install latest driver for your Microsoft mouse and/or keyboard from their hardware driver site.

    Keep this software off of the machine too:

    acedrv11 acedrv11.sys Wed Feb 24 05:20:17 2010 (4B84FD61)

    If there is no update for the HP Laserjet software compared to what you have now, refrain from installing:

    dot4usb dot4usb.sys Mon Jul 13 20:00:20 2009 (4A5BCA94)

    Do install the latest video card driver from

    Update bios to newest from Gigabyte's site for EX58-UD3R.

    Refrain from installing SpeedUpMyComputer junk software.

    Refrain from installing McAfee.

    Refrain from installing ESET.

    Use only Firefox as your browser, with Adblock Edge, Ghostery and Disconnect add-ons. Don't download any torrents unless they are universally praised in comments. Don't click links in e-mails.
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After playing for 5-10 minutes the monitor is shut down
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