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Old 02-26-2012, 01:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Sometimes when i just play games, or roam around, my screen starts to glitch. By glitch i mean it suddenly goes split, with lines. When i took a screen shot when it was glitched. The screen shot was perfectly fine. The desktop looked like usual but the screen was still glitched !

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[h=1]AMD FX-4100 Zambezi 3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor FD4100WMGUSBX[/h]
Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL

Hard Drive:
HITACHI HDS721050CLA362 (0F10381) 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

[h=1]GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard[/h]Graphics Card:
[h=1]XFX Double D HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity[/h]SSD:
[h=1]Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR120GB 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)[/h]Power Supply:
[h=1]CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply[/h]

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Old 02-26-2012, 01:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Screen randomly glitches.

It sounds like your video card is failing. This may be a driver issue, or a thermal issue.
Install HW Monitor and play your most intensive game, for about 20 minutes with HW Monitor running. After that, post a screen shot of HW Monitor on this thread.
CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting

This could also be your monitor, try using another monitor to see if the problem goes away.

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Old 02-26-2012, 09:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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This is my monitor.
Samsung SyncMaster 920NWI am using a Vga to DVI Adapter . Since my monitor only accepts Vga .
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
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This is what my screen looks like when it glitches.

This is what it looks like with the HWMonitor . Note: I took this screenshoot while it was glitched.
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