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Monitor shut down

When I play games my screen shuts down temporarily and them it returns.
There is a message about the drivers causing this.
I have the latest drivers installed. What can I do?

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Re: monitor shut down

It is possible that you are playing the game at a higher resolution than your video card can support. Even if your computer is capable of displaying a high resolution during normal browsing activity, that doesn't mean it can support the same resolution during graphics-intensive use. Try turning down the resolution and the quality in your game options and see if the problem goes away. I ran into this same issue when trying to power a 1920x1200 monitor with a GeForce FX 5200 Ultra and discovered the solution is either a lower resolution or more graphics power.


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