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Windows 8 - Grey Screen - Random Times

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#1 DRH1469


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Posted 27 November 2014 - 02:21 AM


Hello, I have been having this problem for a while now, and any help would be appreaciated.

During everyday activities, my screen will go grey and totally unresponsive. I would need to do a hard restart in order to get it working again. Everyday activities include web browsing and gaming. I really do not know why this happens.

Upon a restart, there is no error reporting dialogs and no Windows didn't shutdown properly.
It doesn't happen frequently, only once in a while, and I don't know what causes it.

I am not overclocked at all. This happened on my previous motherboard as well as this one. I think it may have to do with my CPU heat, is there any way to check while I'm in a game?
AMD R7 260x GPU
8 Gb RAM
MSI 970A - G43 Mobo
600 Watt PSU





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Posted 28 November 2014 - 07:49 PM


When the screen goes gray how long do you wait before doing a hard reboot?




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