my laptop vga seems crashing whenever it play games or hd videos

khobs chris

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my acer aspire 5920 freezes whenever i play hd videos or play games, and when i restart it the video driver gets corrupted ,so i use the basic display drivers which doesn't detect all of my VGA memory ...it only displays 250MB of memory available whenever i check.but when i install direct x 9 ,it comes back to normal displaying the approximate available memory of 1525MB but it still goes back whenever i try to play games or watch hd videos...guys plsss i need your help..
 

hang-the-9

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Could be heat issues, but very likely it's just a bad video card, happens quite a bit. Unfortunately there is no way to fix that without a motherboard swap. For an old laptop you are better off just replacing it. A used newer laptop would cost less then a new motherboard and labor to replace it.
 
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