LCD monitor causing PC to reboot Tags: LCD Monitor Components Last response: October 12, 2010 12:01 AM in Components Share orazal October 11, 2010 10:44:52 PM Hello, Is it possible for a desktop pc to reboot because of a bad monitor. I have this CPU that keeps rebooting especially during games when im using a 17 inch LCD monitor, but when im using my friends 32 inches Samsung LED monitor/TV.. it doesnt reboot. More about : lcd monitor causing reboot moody89 October 11, 2010 11:53:19 PM Not heard of this before myself but I've been wrong before! If it were the other way round then you may suspect it was due to playing at a higher resolution, but that doesn't really explain this case. In general, the fact that it reboots during games suggests a temperature/power issue. HWMonitor from CPUID is a good utility for monitoring all of your hardware and will also show you the temperatures of most of your components: http://www.cpuid.com/hwmonitor.php If you can post results at idle and at load (run prime95 or other stress-test utility) then that would help. m 0 l tu_illegalamigo October 11, 2010 11:57:13 PM Don`t think it`s the lcd, I agree with moody89 probably heat or power. The fact it`s doing it under load says weak component somewhere possibly... m 0 l Related resources [Solved] What on the LCD monitor cause laggy when running pc games? - Forum Core Temp getting high and causing PC to reboot unsafely - Forum help lcd 32 or pc monitor for games - Forum SAMSUNG PC monitor or sony LCD TV for PS4? - Forum Could these be signs of my LCD pc monitor dying? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Proximon October 12, 2010 12:00:32 AM Inches are not what's important, resolution is. It's possible the 17" monitor actually has a higher res than the TV, if the TV is not 1080p. Of course, they may connect differently to the computer, and one of those connections or cables could be the issue. m 0 l Proximon October 12, 2010 12:01:45 AM Also, is it plugged into the same outlet? Unstable power could push a poor PSU over the edge creating instability. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedScreen freezes, sometimes total freeze and sometimes lag delay, might cause a reboot and i had to hard reboot to restart my PC Forum SolvedNo Signal on monitor when I reboot my PC Forum lcd and monitor not getting signal from pc Forum SolvedMonitors blank and PC stuck in a reboot cycle Forum White lines through monitor causing PC to crash - Please help Forum help lcd 32 or pc 24 monitor for games Forum Which connection do I connect my pc to an ASUS VG248 lcd monitor. Forum SolvedWhat is causing my computer to black out and reboot? Forum I've just built a custom PC, all is up and running fine and was installing 8.1 os.It caused an error on reboot that got my c Forum Running lcd monitor off of PC power supply Forum SolvedLCD TV Has PC Monitor Resolution Help Forum Solvedgraphics card causing reboot and select proper boot device Forum Dual Monitor Help I have a lg monitor and a toshiba lcd tv and tower pc running windows 7? Forum What is the best value in a 40" lcd 3D tv primarily for use as a PC monitor? Forum SolvedASUS Optimal Mode causing Infinite reboot Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !