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(Graphics card problem) Screen flashing instantly at random times

My screen flashes for a very brief amount of time (less than a second) and then returns back to normal. This occurs randomly, but quite frequently lately. I tried using another monitor and the same thing happened so it must be the graphics card. Any suggestions?
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phototropicCommented:
We need to know your system specs before we can help you...
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m3lisAuthor Commented:
HIS ATI Radeon X1600 PRO AGP 512MB, slightly overclocked (turning overclocking off did not help the problem), latest ATI drivers. I tried it on an AOC 19' CRT monitor (VGA port) and on a Viewsonic 19' LCD monitor (DVI port). Motherboard is ASUS P4C800-E Deluxe.
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phototropicCommented:
"... latest ATI drivers..."

There have been some problems with ATI drivers for this card:

http://www.nextag.com/ATI-Radeon-X1600-Pro-87776451/prices-html

You could try earlier drivers as suggested in this post. Lots of people have issues with this series of cards:

http://www.sapphiretech.com/en/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=4&page=3&sort=lastpost&order=&pp=20&daysprune=-1
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