Having problems with your Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop ?

Computer works for a bit then the whole screen turns to pixels. we bought this pc brand new about 3 months later started showing images pixel up, noe the whole screen turns to pixels..and cant see nothing or make out anithing read etc.any idea how to fix this is it the vid card?or what can be cousing this prob if i shut off the pc for extended time perions turns on normal then soon afther does the same thing, we try diferent monitors. so is not the monitor.


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Well, the first thing you can try is replacing the monitor cable or monitor, and that is less expensive. If it still gives you trouble, you may need to see about replacing the video card; there are modestly priced, reliable ones that are relatively easy to install, yourself. I'd recommend installing the new VC after taking out the old one, just because your system will be happier. Then see if after any of these steps, the monitor isn't working better.
\015\012If it still presents a problem, it may be an issue with the motherboard, which means basically replacing the whole system, for the cost and time involved, depending on your motherboard.
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