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Monitor shutdown when playing games dragona or etc

By ludwigd
Oct 5, 2011
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  1. please help me my monitor shutdown randomly and keyboard die also no light when playing games but my cpu still on. monitor only blinking like is in idle or standby. i just reboot the cpu when this happen. what could cause this. this start when i change my gpu from gs8400 inno to palit gt 430 1gb ddr3.

    i also monitor gpu temp when got load 61C degree when last shutdown. but this morning i just play for 20 mins then it shutdown again. please sosme1 help.

    my spec is
    amd athlon64 x2 5200+
    emaxx emx-mcp61p-avl
    3gb ram
    palit gt 430
    western digital sata 160gb i think
    lg gh22 dvd-rom
    techwill P-4 500W

    guys i appreciate all the help you can give.
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Your computer is a bit weak for game playing. What version of Windows are you running?
     
  3. ludwigd

    ludwigd TS Rookie Topic Starter

    sir im running win/xp SP3 what could be the problem?
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    No, if you were running Vista or Windows 7, then the operating system would matter more. Your video card may be the real issue here...
     
  5. ludwigd

    ludwigd TS Rookie Topic Starter

    sir what should i do, do i have to replace it?
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Try another monitor first...
     
  7. ludwigd

    ludwigd TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok sir. thank you.
     

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