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Is HDMI The Cause Of My Screen Blackouts?

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Hi Community
 
P3D Version: 2.5 – 12945
Current Driver: 347.88
 
I am after some advice regarding the right cable to choose, leading on from a problem I am encountering within P3D, detailed in a previous post. I have mind included a copy of my problem at the bottom of this post just on the off chance someone may have encountered this or, if the issue im having will effect which cable to go for and most importantly, if a new cable may resolve the issue. 
 
Background: My system is very new, built by a professional company, and is well above average spec. I had it built for the purpose of P3D
 
Intel Core i7-4790K 4.00GHz (Devil’s Canyon) Socket LGA1150 Processor
Asus Maximus VII Hero Intel Z97 (Socket 1150) DDR3 ATX Motherboard
Corsair Vengeance Pro Red 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 2133MHz
Samsung 250GB SSD 840 EVO SATA 6Gb/s – THE SSD P3D IS ON WITH WINDOWS 7 ONLY!
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 
Asus GeForce GTX 970 DirectCU II OC Strix 4096MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card
 
NO OVERCLOCKING DONE or anything to make my system run unstable. All clock cores, temperatures of CPU/GPU are monitored by MSI afterburner and there shows no abnormalities during running P3d.
 
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit SP1 – all updates installed, latest versions.
 
Drivers: originally 347.52, then 347.25 then 347.88 all with this problem occurring. Installed correctly and all previous drivers removed as recommended. Basically, Tried old and new and same problem still persists. 
 
Monitor: Asus VN279QLB 27″ Widescreen Super-Slim Bezel LED Monitor
 
My Problem...
 
Non-Windowed 'Full screen' blackout to desktop option ticked and recently tested unticked with just taskbar across the bottom displaying:
 
Day = Fine no issues
Night = Image slowly fades to black screen when panning in all directions (as though ive gone beyond my screens range). Also screen goes black (sound still running) when changing to certain views within the cockpit. 
 
This isnt a crash related issue I have researched, just fading out to black in certain viewpoints and is ONLY HAPPENING AT NIGHT
 
Advice Needed:
 
Having very little knowledge of which cable is best, I do know my GTX 970 has VGA, HDMI, DP and DVI-I. I also know my monitor has VGA, HDMI, DSUB only.
 
I currently have a HDMI cable attached, gold plated, also tried swapping for a different HDMI cable but issue still remains. Do you advice I try a HDMI-DVI-I cable and if so, Im finding it difficult to find one which is a 24+1 pin connector. My confusion lies between if this cable will only produce the same output as to what I have at current - HDMI or whether it will be a DVI image on screen being produced from he GPU. - CONFUSED! 
 
I have also included the issue over at NVIDIA to try and establish if this is a developer issue or hardware related but my sense tells me if it is just happening in P3D and the rest of my system is fine, then it appears to be a developer issue at this end. 
 
Many thanks In Advance!

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