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Monitor turn off while testing Prime 95.

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June 17, 2012 6:30:10 PM

Hi guys. Yesterday i run Prime 95 for test cpu. But earlier i use option Never in Turn Off the Monitor in Disable Power Management. Then when after some hours i came back and see whats happen and i see that my screen just turns off ( yellow light ). Then i just turn my mouse and screen goes back to normal. But i am asking why? Like i say i use option TURN OFF THE MONITOR to NEVER in Power Management. 0 errors in Prime 95 and test is on 20 hour now. So? Maybe overheating ? But why my screen just turns off without reason?



Pc:
I7 3770k 3.5 ghz
Asus Gtx 680
Asus Sabertooth Z77
2x4gb ram DDR3 Corsair Vengeance White 1600 LP Arctic
Be Quiet Dark Power Pro 1000W


drivers
301 WHQL.
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June 17, 2012 8:14:20 PM

Did you make sure the setting you changed was for the power plan you are on?
Did you set the 'Dim the Display' to never or made sure its brightness setting was not al the way down.
Did you apply the settings and then click ok? This is if you used the advanced settings in power options.
June 17, 2012 8:31:50 PM

no using advanced options but i am sure THAT I have NEVER Turn Off the Monitor in Disable Power Management and NEVER ON sleep mode
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June 17, 2012 10:28:37 PM

Is it a screensaver?
June 18, 2012 8:22:11 AM

i think not , because monitor shuts down and i see yellow light
June 18, 2012 12:01:29 PM

Have you changed the setting in both Control Panel and your graphics card driver?
June 18, 2012 3:10:16 PM

In graphic driver not. But i dont think that is neccesary. But yesterday i left again computer in 15 hours while testing prime 95 and screen dont shut off. So i am asking why monitor earlier turn off after maybe 8 hours?
June 19, 2012 1:42:55 AM

Maybe it's a preset power saver option, I don't know beyond that since it seems to act so randomly.
June 19, 2012 12:06:20 PM

so it can be Preset Power Save Option and its randomly? That my monitor can shut off after 13 hours , but sometimes he dont shut off after for example 14 hours.
June 19, 2012 5:17:14 PM

i repeat:

Why does my screen sometimes goes blank after a period of inactivity ( like 8 hours )? And sometimes not!. My monitor screen just turns off ( yellow light ). Then i just turn my mouse and screen goes back to normal. ITS TOTALLY RANDOM!

I disabled the screen saver and I disabled the option of the OS turning off the screen. Yet, the screen will still turn itself off after a period of inactivity. I'm currently using a Asus Monitor 19'.
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June 19, 2012 8:28:40 PM

what monitor do you have?
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