Monitor or vid card prob? PICS!

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  1. Westside

    Westside New Member

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    These pics show what happens, my screen size is maxed out (not resolution, the height/width controls built into monitor). Sometimes when the monitor shuts off for a few hours...it'll stretch back out perfectly. is this a video card problem or monitor? i have the Annihilator Pro GPU...first gen. Plus i get dark horizontal lines if anything dark is on a pixel. For example, if i have a small black window open in the middle of my screen on the left hand side, the darkness streaks horizontally across the whole screen. FAWK!!
     
  2. d0rkus

    d0rkus I has a booger. OT Supporter

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    looks like monitor
    how old is the monitor?
    what vid card are u using?
     
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    My dad had the same problem with his HP, I replaced the monitor and it still has the dark streaks. I have yet to change the video card though.
     
  4. Westside

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    The monitor is roughly 3 years old. I have the creative annihilator pro 1st gen GPU. This just recently started happening...screen changes happen when the screen is shut off and later back on... :(
     
  5. CyberBullets

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    hmmm, do u have an extra video card just lying around u can test it with?

    if it shuts down over time, it sounds like the monitor may be overheating, thus killing itself slowly...
     

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