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Just built new computer but the video card seems to be faulty

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November 15, 2012 6:35:35 PM

I don't know what is wrong with my computer, I think it could be the video card. At first every once in a while after playing a game for about an hour my screen would go out and I would get a rapid chopping noise from my speakers. It would happen every couple of days, but it now happens after an hour. Recently it does the same thing for a short while, but after about 10 seconds it will just be a black screen and I can hear the audio just fine. I don't seem to have input control though because I was on ventrillo and my friends weren't able to hear me. At first I thought it was my video card (GIGABYTE GV-R785OC-2GD Radeon HD 7850 I am using driver packaging version 9.002-120928m-149042C-ATI and 2d driver version 8.01.01.1266.), but I am thinking it might be more serious now.
November 15, 2012 8:27:53 PM

not a big tech guy but try using your on board gpu if got one also check your temps , if your overclocking it it might be geting to high. i sometimes get a video glitch playing lol or d3 but its a green blocky thing. (i use a sapphire 7850)
November 16, 2012 12:08:33 AM

I will try the on board GPU if it has one. I'm honestly not sure. The temps seem normal 30-35c for the video card and sub 30 for the CPU and MB.
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