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Windows 7: Weird screen while gaming CPU or GPU problem?


25 Sep 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) Service Pack 1
 
 
Weird screen while gaming CPU or GPU problem?

Hello all,

I have had several problems before with my computer thought they where all sound issue`s.
Now it seems there is a different problem.
Recently downloaded Tomb Raider the newest original download nothing illegal to start with.
First I could play the game without any problems last time I had a weird screen.
Now stopped for a few days I played again today and the same screen came back after about 15 minutes of play.

Does anyone know what causes the screens added them.




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25 Sep 2013   #2

W7 Pro x64 SP1 / W8.1 Pro x64 / W10 Tech Preview x64 VM
 
 

That's artifacting. Your GPU looks like it's on its way out.
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25 Sep 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) Service Pack 1
 
 

Normal English please artifecting?

On the way out, you mean broken?
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25 Sep 2013   #4

W7 Pro x64 SP1 / W8.1 Pro x64 / W10 Tech Preview x64 VM
 
 

Artifacting is what's happening on the screen, that's what it's known as. And yes, sorry, I mean it looks like the card is broken. I had to replace mine when that happened.
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25 Sep 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) Service Pack 1
 
 

Oke then a side question if the graphic card is broken can this have some influence on the sound as well before the game itself freezes? like some crackling noises.

Maybe known like you get an incoming message on your phone while near the boxes, but then worse.
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25 Sep 2013   #6

W7 Pro x64 SP1 / W8.1 Pro x64 / W10 Tech Preview x64 VM
 
 

Are you using an HDMI cable from your GPU or is your sound coming from a separate source (onboard sound or soundcard)?
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25 Sep 2013   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition (64-bit) Service Pack 1
 
 

I have a DVI cable from my graphic card to the monitor.
Also have a separate sound card for my boxes.

But the weird thing is that makes me question it`s the sound card and it may be the graphic card is this.

When I play a game, sound from the boxes trough the sound card I hear the crackling noises.
But I also play games with my headset, USB connection and I hear the exact same crackling.

So could this also end up with my graphic card?

As when I play a movie, the sound is crystal clear...
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25 Sep 2013   #8

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

Before you go nuking your gpu, how about uninstalling your audio and video drivers correctly, getting the newest drivers and installing those correctly as well... perhaps you can get back to playing.

If that fails, we will be more than glad to spend your money suggesting a new card
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25 Sep 2013   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

update audio drivers, gpu drivers.... if its still happening, clean out all the dust inside the case of your computer. if its still happening, then you most likely need a new gpu
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25 Sep 2013   #10

Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
 
 

Jinx!
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