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Power Saver Mode

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July 25, 2014 2:49:12 PM

Hi everybody, I come to ask yet another question. My moniter keeps going into powersaver mode every second. All the answers on google say the same thing "just turn on performance mode bruh!!" I have performance on and the problem still persists. I have had it on since I assembled the computer a few weeks ago. The problem has only persisted since today. Whenever I try to get to the power settings via the personalization button the problem gets so bad the "entering powersaver mode" is all I get on the screen. I'd like to use this computer, it currently has no gpu in it without any graphics drivers but it never did this while it had no graphics drivers while I built it.

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July 25, 2014 3:06:12 PM

have you tried changing the video cable and ensuring it is properly attached and secured?
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July 25, 2014 3:29:07 PM

It never did this before with the same cable, plus getting into the monitor takes an army the placement was very poorly thought out.

Small update: It just keeps flashing "powersaving mode" now.
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July 25, 2014 5:48:04 PM

I'd try another cable as well as connecting it to a different computer. Either the Monitor has gone out or the PC has.
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July 25, 2014 8:20:00 PM

That would be bad :/  I will test it with a gpu in it and see if that makes a differance.
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July 29, 2014 7:51:44 AM

Update: GPU fixed the issue with turning off, but now there are random green pixels that move with the blacj background (had this problem before I put in the new gpu, but not with the old one) in addition to a buzz sound that comes on when I play a certain game. But it isn't a cable in the fan sound, because when I crtl alt del or press windows key and minimize the game, it stops, comes back on instatly after maximizing the game. It isn't that loud, but loud enough to know that it is there when the room is silent without headphones in.
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July 29, 2014 8:01:29 AM

Test a different monitor with the system. You may also be having issues with the computer, video card, overheating, power supply issues, RAM issues, all can cause loss of video signal and many can cause video artifacts and the monitor to go to power save mode. Keep in mind that if the monitor does not get a signal from the system, it will go to that power save mode. Often the issue is with the computer not the monitor.

If a known good monitor has the same issue, your PC needs to be looked at. If another monitor works fine, you should replace yours.
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July 29, 2014 8:16:51 AM

Ok I will test with another moniter, the powersave mode is no longer an issue, just the green dots and the buz sound.
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July 29, 2014 10:01:14 AM

Update: All is well, tried a VGA cable, the plugged my DVI cable back in and no artifacts, gpu temps holding steady at 65C playing a maxed out unoptimized game. Thank you everyone!
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