Screen Fried after 5 Minutes of Minecraft


  1. Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       #1

    Screen Fried after 5 Minutes of Minecraft


    I Don't Know if this applies to graphics or hardware, but I was playing single player on Minecraft, when after 5 minutes of standard survival, Minecraft crashes.(not too important) My screen goes dark, with a white cluster at the top and bottom of it. I have checked my graphics, (I am using my backup temporary monitor right now) and it turns out my primary monitor is fried. What I want to know is why it got fried after something it was more than capable of handling.
    Here's some info about the monitor

    Model name: SyncMaster 920ww
    Brand: Samsung
    Model Code: LS19HANKBM/XAA
    Made: March 2007 (This may be why it fried, I got it in 2012)
      My Computer

  2. CountMike's Avatar
    Posts : 19,045
    W10+Developer Insider + Linux
       #2

    Yes, age has a lot to do with it. Older ones have/had CFL tubes for back light and electrolytic capacitors, coupled with higher temperatures, capacitors dry up and make a mess of everything else. Unless you overclock monitor (yes, there is such thing) it can't die because of GPU or SW.
      My Computers

  3. alphanumeric's Avatar
    Posts : 14,343
    Windows 10 IoT
       #3

    Playing the game likely have had nothing to do with it. It just happened to be what you were doing when things went south. Age of the display sounds like the likely reason. It just reached its end of life.
      My Computer


 

  Related Discussions
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 06:58.
Find Us




Windows 10 Forums