HD 7970 Screen randomly turns Black

Hello,

my screen randomly turns black for a few seconds when i'm surfing on the internet or when i'm playing games. I dont get a notification that my driver dont working alright

It happens since one week or so, my computer is new, i build my computer about one month ago...

These are my hardware specs:

CPU: Intel Core i5 3570k
Motherboard: AsRock Z77 Extreme 4
Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition IceQ X²
Memory: 8GB Corsair Vengeance
PSU: bequiet! Straight Power E9 580W
Monitor: Dell UltraSharp U2312HM

So, i hope this was enough information about my computer..

The temperature of my video card is on a green level. Under load (FurMark) the temperatur never goes over 80°.

I have the newest driver (Catalyst 13.1)

I hope you know what to do

(And sorry if I have a bad english :D)
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  1. No your English is perfect ^_^
    Sry but i have the same problem, we need help guys....
    This blackscreen is unbearable.
    i have about the same system...
    except my graphiccard is different.
    So....hope you guys can help.
    Cheers
  2. Nice to hear that I'm not alone.

    Which graphiccard do you have?
  3. I have a bad monitor that does exactly that. Goes black at random for 1-5 seconds then comes back.

    If possible, try a different monitor.
  4. This cannot be happening.
    It's a new monitor, 3 weeks old... i think thats not the problem
    and i have the HD 7950 ......shit AMD-.-
  5. Yes my monitor is just 4 weeks old...
  6. First of all i want to buy the Nvidia 680 Phantom....but my friends told me i should buy the Radeon HD 7950 half year ago....
    they said these is better...
    i think that was a mistake-.-
  7. In my opinion the graficcards from Nvidea are much better than the cards from amd. I also had a amd Graficcard and I had exactly the same problem like you. 2 weeks later my Pc was bunch of shit. What I want tell you is please send back this bunch of shit and get a real graficcard from Nvidea:))) How the guy before me tells you with 680 you dont make a mistake;) !!!
  8. Unfortunately my Amd turns black again-.-
    Straight a few seconds ago...
    and now im online with my Laptop, so.... my pc is always still black.!
    if this problem never end, i will send this graphiccard back and i will buy a nvidia like my mates said.
    I hope you found help friend:)
  9. Basically you can throw you'r computer out of you'r window :)
  10. before i forget....take a look that you'r cable is associated
  11. I dont know why, but i think the problem has solved itself.

    I didn't done anything and now my Monitor dont turns black since Saturday.
  12. i love the smell of my fard....
  13. thats not the answer to our problems dude-.-
  14. but.................you're right....
  15. I love the smell of your fart ? Are you kidding me
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