Screen to Black While Gaming

  captaindewilde 19:59 09 May 2017


I've recently encountered a problem while playing video games (namely Skyrim & Mass Effect 1 & 2). After some 10-20 minutes my screen turns black, while both my PC and Monitor keep running. A hard reboot is the only solution I've found so far. It's been happening for about a week now. I've not encountered this problem while browsing the internet, or watching a movie.

Things I've looked at/tried: Driver Updates; Different Monitors; Factory Reset; CPU & GPU Temperatures. Everything looks solid, yet the problem persists.

My PC is about a year old (No, the specs aren't great, but I won it in a contest): PROCESSOR: AMD A10-7800 Radeon R7 (2048 MB integrated graphics), 12 Compute Cores 4C+8G 3.50 GHz INSTALLED MEMORY (RAM): 16.00 (13.92 GB Usable) SYSTEM TYPE: 64-Bit Operating System, x64-based Processor OS: Windows 10 Pro

If someone has any idea about what the problem could be, please :)

  wee eddie 20:27 09 May 2017

Not necessarily the solution, but could be.

Clean any dust out of the interior, particularly any that might be blocking the airflow through the cooling radiators

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