Screen goes black for a few seconds while playing games

I come here who need help, I was this problem for some time and were not able to find the solution on my own.

The question:

Sometimes when I play games my screen will go black at a random time for a period of time (sometimes only a term of 5 to 10 seconds, other times up to a minute) and then gets himself and I am able to continue to play. The sound continues to play during the blackout, but I have no control of my computer. Nothing does not and cannot use commands such as ctrl + alt + delete. Sometimes, when my computer is recovering from the black screen, I hear the fans on my GPU boost up to about 80%. I put in MSI afterburner to increase my fan speed as the temperature of my card. Sometimes during recovery from a black screen, my fans will increase from 25% to 80%. Then, there is 80% for the rest of the time until I reset my computer. Once my computer is reset, my card will be 25% more.

Contextual and computer information:

This question is not started past until I installed and new graphics card and reinstalled windows 7. The GPU has been tested before I reinstalled windows 7 and everything is perfect. no power outages. I reinstalled windows 7 because I had an SSD.

Here are my features right now:

Card MOTHER Asrock 970 Extreme3
RAM (2) 4 GB DDR3 1600 and (2) 8 gb DDR3 1866
SSD 120 gb w / windows 7 installed top
GPU Radeon r9 290 (upgrade a radeon 6950 which took perfect)
Corsair power 800w

a few last things to add that can be useful:

-I did not black when using my computer and do not play games screens.
-J' usually have low games such as the League of legends. who are not too intensive on the gpu
-When I insert in the UEFI, my RAM displays all the sticks clocked at 1600 MHz. Even if 2 of my poles are 1866.
-My gpu never went more than 74 degrees since ive installed, so I don't think its an overheating problem.

If you need more information, let me know and ill be happy to provide it. Any help will be MUCH appreciated. I get crazy at this time because I can't figure this thing out lol

Thank you - Nick


Thanks for the help! I actually just figured it on mine.

Here's what the matter was.

Afterburner in fact has not been increasing fan speed, I had put in place as the time grew. Tried running my r9 290 to 60% of the speed of the fan. Never had a black screen again. I'm glad that I can play games now. Only thing that sucks is my r9 290 is a powercolor card that uses a unique suction fan and blows air on the side. THE THING IS EXTREMELY NOISY at 60% lol but I managed to get the r9 290 for only $200, so I can't complain.

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