Originally Posted by TheMoken
Well, I couldn't get nvidia-settings to compile due to using the newest xorg 7.0 (weird stuff), but I did put a new Antec 480W psu in my computer and haven't had the problem (yet). I'll post here if the problem crops up again.
For gentoo I put >nvidia-settings-1.0.20050729 in package.mask. Good to see you solved the problem.