Technical Error with Graphics Card

By destroyer111
Jul 27, 2007
  1. Hi, I'm wondering what is wrong with my computer.

    When I play a game ( World of Warcraft ) or few others, I get a message or something thats on my monitor that says
    "Out of Range" Set monitor resolution lower or read the manual guide.

    When I'm in the game it works fine, but then it all freezes and I got that message and it kept happening a few other times
    maybe after 30 mins of playing or so.

    I'm wondering why I get this message and the specs are below if needed.


    Computer - Compaq Presario 5108 US or 5000 series

    Motherboard - Via

    Processor - AMD Athlon 1.2 GHz

    Memory - 384 RAM

    Graphics Card - Radeon X1300/X1550 series

    If you need anything else listed please tell me.

  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,383   +105

    You max out the video display of both your video card or the monitor. You would have to use a lower setting. Don't max the settings otherwise you'll get this error..
  3. destroyer111

    destroyer111 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    k thx for the help.

    Everything is low and still not much.
  4. nickc

    nickc TechSpot Paladin Posts: 923   +11

    may be that should tell u it is time to upgrade to a system that will run u're games, or better one that will run atleast a few games in the future.
  5. destroyer111

    destroyer111 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I actually fixed this problem by defragmenting my file and shutting off the "save power" option in the management screen.

    Thx to everyone that helped me and gave thier time up.
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