Screen losing signal mid-game, mid boot up and general use.

Hey all!

So I've been having this problem on and off for about 2 months now and haven't found any clear solutions.

Sometimes while I've been playing games or just generally using my PC (Trawling the web, using multiple programs etc.) the screen will pop up with an error "Signal lost" it then tries the other inputs then goes black and the power button orange. Sometimes rebooting (Using the reset button) it will boot back up instantly no worries, other times it takes 6-8 reboots before it pops back up and when it does windows runs a "Repair diagnostic" for a few minutes.

It definitely seems to happen more often when playing graphic heavy games and newer titles, but not exclusively. On a few rare occasions it will actually make a noise like I've unplugged a device from the computer.

(Pinched this from Speccy)

Operating System
Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Intel Core i5 6500 @ 3.20GHz 26 °C
Skylake 14nm Technology
8.00GB Dual-Channel Unknown @ 1066MHz (15-15-15-35)
MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984) (U3E1) 35 °C
ZOWIE RL LCD (1920x1080@60Hz)
ZOWIE RL LCD (1920x1080@60Hz)
2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 (MSI) 30 °C
931GB Seagate ST1000DX001-1NS162 (SATA) 33 °C
600W Strider Essential Silverstone

NVIDIA Virtual Audio Device (Wave Extensible) (WDM)

If there's anything further I can answer to help with a solution let me know!

Thanks in advanced all, Happy Friday :S
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  1. Does it run with the onboard graphics with no issues? Did you test the system with another video card or test your card in another system? Try different RAM? Reseat components? Try a clean Windows setup?
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