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Question Display randomly stops working while gaming.

Karma_727

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Graphics card: Gtx 1070
Motherboard: Gigabyte Atx ddr4 intel LGA 1151
Processor: intel i7 6700k
Windows 10

For the past month or so I've had a strange problem. Sometimes, while gaming, my screen will randomly go blank and lose signal. Sometimes restarting my computer will fix it, but other times I need to open up my computer and reseat my graphics card, RAM, and reset my bios to get it to work again, and even then I have to do it multiple times to get the display to come back on again. I wonder if I'm even doing anything to fix it. When I plug my monitor into the motherboard it works, so I don't think it's my monitor, as easy a fix as that would be. I don't know if the problem is my graphics card, my drivers, or my motherboard, but any advice or insight would be greatly appreciated.
 
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If it works on your motherboard and not your GPU the GPU or any drivers may be the problem. If the CPU is OC'd at all the voltage may not be high enough but read up on OC'ing before you do this.
 

Karma_727

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If it works on your motherboard and not your GPU the GPU or any drivers may be the problem. If the CPU is OC'd at all the voltage may not be high enough but read up on OC'ing before you do this.

I don't overclock my gpu or cpu. My Nvidia/graphics drivers are up to date. Are you saying that any out of date driver could be causing the problem?
 

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Update: I plugged my graphics card into my brothers pc and the display came right on. Could the problem be my motherboard?
 

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