Windows 10: How to confirm that black screen originates due to my video card?

  1.    20 Jul 2016 #1

    How to confirm that black screen originates due to my video card?


    ASUS Z97-A with i5-4460 @ 3.2ghz. Win10 (latest Insider build). AMD R7-200 video card.
    Unpredictably, my monitor goes black except for a brief message that there is no HDMI. Usually a cold boot is required to restart, then the system runs in a normal fashion.
    The Event Viewer doesn't show any related events. System fans and power continue to run when the screen goes black. I presume it's the video card, but before I throw a couple of hundred dollars at the problem, I'd like to know how to check if it might be something else.
    Also...what mid-range cards do you folks like for desktop and mid-range (non-twitch?) gaming? I play a lot of Witcher 3 for example-- and the video card performs adequately.
    Thanks very much.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    20 Jul 2016 #2

    You could remove the card and see if the graphics work with the GPU from the processor.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Solved new video card blank screen in Graphic Cards
So, my old 670 burnt out in a weird way where it would do basic video but only if nvidia drivers werent installed, if they were installed then the system with that card was a brick. Was using a 550 while waiting on shipping, works fine but obviously...
Not sure where to put this, as I haven't gotten help in other forum parts, so I am putting it wherever I think it might work. Please help me, kudos to you if you at least try. Computer model: Lenovo Y700 Microsoft 10 6th gen i7 processor It has...
Hey ya'll! I just updated from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Here's my specs: Alienware M15x - R1 Notebook Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT Intel Core2 Duo CPU T8100 @ 2.10GHz (if you need more specs let me know) So, I had problems going from Vista to...
Getting a green or black screen when playing videos through Facebook. But, if I go directly to YouTube, the videos play with no problem. Thank you.
After Win 10 installed, everything works fine except for videos. When I try to view them using my Facebook page, I am just getting a green or black screen although I usually have audio -- but not always. I have installed and updated AMD drivers....
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:16.
Find Us