Hello, I'm undergoing an issue with my computer, Windows 8.1 OS, and I wanted to get a second opinion before I opt to buy new hardware. Currently I think the issue lays with my Video/Graphics Card.
I was playing Diablo 3 and sat idly for about a minute when my monitor went blank and didn't show anything on the screen for a while. I have my computer hooked up via VGA cable to a samsung monitor (secondary) and via HDMI cable for my television (main). I had made no changes to any hardware components to this computer before. I had tried to restart the computer multiple times by power shutting and unplugging the power source. Unfortunately this didn't help and my computer isn't showing up on either monitor. I made sure all cables were connected properly and also tried different cables to see if it might be a faulty line. To no avail the computer will not display on either of the monitors. I am assuming that my graphics card was unable to handle Diablo 3 (not sure why since I've played it countless times before) and that I should get a new graphics card to fix the issue. I don't want to spend my money without having to do so otherwise (college student on a budget), and I wanted to see if anyone else had come across this issue before and steps you took to resolve your issue.
Thank you for your help