Screen locks up with sound distortion/sutter

By oherro
Sep 24, 2011
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  1. I will be playing a game (only time it has happened so far) and the screen locks up. I am still able to move around the cursor but everything is frozen and the sounds has this weird distortion/stuttering effect. I've updated my video card drivers to see if that's it, but no. Any ideas?

  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,185   +225

    It could be your video card going bad... My computer does the same thing. I am going to replace the GeForce 9600GT soon
  3. oherro

    oherro TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I really hope not :S, I just built this computer and am using a new 580.

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