Monitor turns off during gameplay computer still on

By ut44x
Jun 19, 2011
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    System Information
    Time of this report: 6/17/2011, 15:52:57
    Machine name: UMAR-PC
    Operating System: Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.110408-1633)
    Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
    System Manufacturer: INTEL_
    System Model: DH61WW__
    BIOS: IBA GE Slot 00C8 v1365 PXE 2.1 B
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.1GHz
    Memory: 4096MB RAM
    Available OS Memory: 3570MB RAM
    Page File: 859MB used, 6279MB available
    Windows Dir: C:\Windows
    DirectX Version: DirectX 11
    DX Setup Parameters: Not found
    User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
    System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
    DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
    DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode

    I'm using
    i3 3.1Ghz 4GB DDR3 RAM
    Windows 7
    DH61WW Motherboard
    XFX GT240 1GB DDR5 graphics card........
    and my power supply is of 450 w

    the problem is that i when i am playing NFS CARBON ... it plays for like 10 to 15 minutes and then the Monitor turns off.....the keyboard turns off....the mouse turns of..... but the CPU is still ON
    ive checked my CPU'S temperatures all remain around 47-48 degree Celsius

    this happens even if i play Prince Of Persia (2008) on the MOST minimum settings like 640x480

    my Monitor is IBM C190 is working fine there is no problem with it....the Refresh Rate is minimum at 60 HZ and resoultion at recommended 1280x1024

    i dont know what is the problem .... my PC is like brand new and i have double checked all the power cords and i also have THE LATEST DRIVERS OF GeForce GT 240 card 1 GB DDR5 details of which are :
    released 23/2/2011

    there is no OVERHEATING [checked through CoreTemp software]
    there is no problem with the POWER SUPPLY [Brand new 450w]

    and after 10 minutes monitor keyboard and mouse turn OFF but CPU remains ON

    so i really dont know whats the problem.........

    is it my MONITOR ? or GRAPHICS CARD ? help

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,233   +234

    Okay, so what is your video card (or on-board video's) make and model? Your computer may be over-heating while you are playing games. Remove the side of the computer and see if the problem goes away
  3. ut44x

    ut44x TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for the reply gonna try that .... i need more replies thanks

    Written on My Graphics Card Box






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