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HELP!! my computer screen keeps going black when i play games :(

My computer screen goes black whenever i try to play stuff like sims 3, counterstrike, and other games like that. before november 6th give or take a week or two, I could run games fine. I have:
Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU
E2180 @ 2.00GHz
2.00 GHz, 2.87 GB Of Ram,
Nvidia Gforce 9600 Video card.

what is wrong? I have updated the drivers on my video card and changed the setting so it allows the 3d application to decide what is needs to run it but the screen goes black and the audio freezes, and i have to shut the computer down.

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There is probably something wrong with the card. You updated the drivers
after the problem ,,right.

You have 3GB ram so that is ok. Your cpu and video card are just fine,
so the most possible would be the card is failing.

http://freestone-group.com/video-card-stability-test.htm


http://www.ozone3d.net/benchmarks/fur/



I have posted a stability test and a benchmark/ stress test for you to check the card, download the one for your OS, xp, vista.

If the card is going, it will act up when you test the card.

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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SOURCE: HELP!! my computer screen keeps going black :(

they could be glitchy games or they probably just dont agree with your computer u prob hav a program or a virus or sum that is stoppin thee games from running

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