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monitor no signal/out of range


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woopypooky

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First of all, i want to say tat my monitor is working perfectly in desktop and other windows application.The problem come only when i play computer games;it usually happened after 1/2 -2 hour of gameplay which my monitor will stop responding and shutdown after a displaying a no signal message.Sometime it will display out of range and also shut down.

being an extreme gamer, it is very frustrating to have such a problem. For example, i will have to restart my gameplay and wasted 2 hours of time playing for nothing, So i really hope tat someone can provide me with an acceptable answer/solutions. i have also broswed almost ten other forums without getting the right answer.

i previosuly used 1024x768 res. with 60 Hz and now i used 800x600 res with 60 Hz and the problem still didnt go away. i have also tried to overide the refresh rate to 60 at the video adapter option , updating my ATI driver to the latest catalyst driver,with no results.

My pc specs are as follows,

Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer 6.0.2900.2180 (IE 6.0 SP2)
DirectX 4.09.00.0904 (DirectX 9.0c)
CPU Type AMD Athlon XP, 2100 MHz (12.5 x 168) 2600+
Motherboard Name Gigabyte GA-7VA (5 PCI, 1 AGP, 3 DDR DIMM, Audio)
Motherboard Chipset VIA VT8377 Apollo KT400
System Memory 512 MB (PC2700 DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type Award Modular (01/14/03)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM2)
Communication Port Printer Port (LPT1)
Video Adapter GeXCube RADEON 9600XT Game Buster - Secondary (128 MB)
Video Adapter GeXCube RADEON 9600XT Game Buster (128 MB)
3D Accelerator ATI Radeon 9600 XT (RV360)
Monitor Plug and Play Monitor [NoDB] (9105)
Audio Adapter VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller
IDE Controller VIA Bus Master IDE Controller
Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive
Disk Drive WDC WD400BB-00DEA0 (37 GB, IDE)
Disk Drive SAMSUNG SV0401H (40 GB, 5400 RPM, Ultra-ATA/100)
Optical Drive SAMSUNG CD-R/RW SW-252B (52x/24x/52x CD-RW)
Optical Drive SONY CD-ROM CDU5231 (52x CD-ROM)
SMART Hard Disks Status OK
Partitions
C: (FAT32) 19075 MB (4822 MB free)
D: (NTFS) 32239 MB (16065 MB free)
E: (FAT32) 19067 MB (1539 MB free)
Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse
Network Adapter SMC EZ Card 10/100 PCI (SMC1211TX) (10.124.126.233)
Printer hp deskjet 3500 series
USB1 Controller VIA VT83C572 PCI-USB Controller
USB1 Controller VIA VT83C572 PCI-USB Controller
USB1 Controller VIA VT83C572 PCI-USB Controller
USB2 Controller VIA USB 2.0 Enhanced Host Controller
USB Device USB Printing Support

according to the display monitor setting, it give the option of refresh rate 56-85Hz;
My monitor is 17"SVGA monitor,0.27 mm dot pitch,VESA flicker free.

If i still cant solve my problem, i really dunno where i can go ; i have considered buying a new monitor but afraid the problem didnt lies with my monitor.
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