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My Acer x193w moniter cuts out during gameplay. I have had this specific moniter for about two to three years. It has never had any problems when playing games. Every time about 5 minutes into gameplay the moniter cuts out, yet stays on. The game and everything still runs as I can hear it through my audio. When hitting alt + tab to try and get out of the game itself the screen attempts to cut back on to switch windows but fails everytime. The video card has the latest driver update and checks out fine. Is this a video card problem or is this moniter shot?

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A common issue with LCD monitors is the backlights burning out. That is what I believe is happening to you, but to test it, I would either hook the monitor up to another machine and see if it happens there, or put another monitor on your machine and see if it goes away.
To answer your question, yes, it is completely possible that the monitor is 'dying', especially have several years of use, those backlights only last so long.
Might be time to upgrade to an LED backlit monitor :)
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It sounds like the monitor is the problem, but! to be sure hook a spare monitor to the computer to rule out the video card.

Posted on May 19, 2011

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