So, ever since i’ve built my new rig for work using the new Sandy Bridge CPU i’ve really had nothing but problems with it. First, i cant get connected to the internet after a restart or shutdown without disabling and reenabling the lan port (still is the case). Second, the recall so i had to switch out my motherboard completely (which thankfully went without a hitch). Now, im getting a new issue (since the switch).
When i leave my office at night, i let it run overnight so it can run the daily virus scan. Before, no problems at all. But since the switch, when i come into the office in the morning, my monitors are blank (like in sleep mode - which is normal) but not when i “wake them up” the main monitor flashes on and off while the secondary monitor doesnt come on at all.
What’s even more frustrating is everytime the monitor flashes it resets the mouse to the middle of the screen so its hard as hell to navigate anywhere to even try to restart.I noticed today when i unplug the second monitor it stops flashing and everything goes back to normal, but as soon as i replug the second monitor in, it starts flashing again. I got the point where i got my catalyst software open and to the desktop managment section open. i noticed that everytime it flashed the secondary monitor was appearing in the list and then dissappearing again. Quite annoying.
Ive tried reinstalling video drivers & swapping monitors but no luck. Like i said, it only does this flash thing when i come in the morning…but not during the day when it sleeps (like say when i come back from lunch and my monitors are blank).
This (and the network thing) are EXTREMELY annoying. I’ve been spending the first 30 mins or so everyday to just get into my computer.
Any ideas out there? could this be a bad pci-e port on my new motherboard? i cant imagine its the vid card or monitors since it only started when i swapped out my motherboards. FYI my motherboard is the Gigabyte p67a-ud3-b3, my vid card is the Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 and im running Win7 64bit Pro.
Thanks in advance for any help you can offer!