[SOLVED] VGA red light turns on when idling.

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Nov 19, 2007
Hello, I need this community's expertise.

So when PC is idling for a certain period, the screen goes black and VGA light on the motherboard turns on. There are no issues while gaming or running a program but once the PC just idles or unused for a period, the PC freezes and the above-mentioned occurs.

So far I've tried:
  • CMOS reset (change the battery all together)
  • re-seated the graphics cars
  • changed the power supply cord
  • reinstalled the drivers
  • updated bios
  • all bios and drivers settings set to default
  • gpu never been overclocked
Just to note, that I bought a new power supply, about 2 months ago.

CPU - AMD Ryzen 5 3600
Motherboard - MSI B450 Gaming Plus Max
RAM - Vengeance LPX Black , 16GB (2 x 8GB) , 3200Mhz
GPU - AMD Radeon RX 5600XT
Power Supply - Corsair RM750 80+ Gold, fully Modular, 750W
Boot Drive - Western Digital Blue SN550 M.2 PCI-E NVMe SSD, 500GB
OS - Windows 11

Any help would be appreciated, unless my GPU is dying lol.

Thank you in advance.

Solution: updated GPU bios.
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