Recently my PC started to get a black screen reboot in Minecraft if i join a Server or create a world. It not only happens in Minecraft it also happens to Smite and CS:GO during gameplay.

I tried reinstalled Minecraft, Smite and CS:GO a few times and cleared all remaining Folders but it keeps occuring.

My PC Specs:

  • CPU: Intel Core-i7-4790k
  • CPU cooler: be quiet shadow rock2
  • Video card: MSI GTX 970 Gaming 4G
  • PSU: Corsair RM650
  • What do you mean by "black screen reboot"? It's not a term I've seen before, and a quick google search does not clarify it either. – MrLemon Aug 20 '15 at 15:44
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    If it occurs in several different games, it is unlikely that the games themselves are at fault. Try reinstalling/updating your hardware drivers for a start. – MrLemon Aug 20 '15 at 15:46
  • Lastly, what OS are you on? – MrLemon Aug 20 '15 at 15:46
  • Without more info, the computer could be overheating. Try using a utility for checking internal temperatures. Specifically the GPU and CPU. – Angzuril Aug 20 '15 at 17:38

It definitely sounds like you're dealing with more complicated hardware level problems and not directly related to gaming.

Assuming you're using Windows, what you're probably seeing is a stop error (bluescreen) which flickers so fast you can miss it if your system is set to automatically restart on crash.

You could use something like BluescreenView to review your crash dumps if your system is generating them. If not, you could turn off automatic restarting using this guide. This will let you at least see what the BSoD is.

But your problem is likely a failing device driver, or physical hardware issue. You might get better assistance from http://superuser.com

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