I've literally tried everything. I downloaded MSI afterburner, I've constantly monitored the temperate of the video card.. I'm currently running a system scan on the admin cmd prompt. Nothing is fixing this. First it started happening when I was playing a game, where everything would completely freeze for about 1 second and it would do it maybe once every 10 minutes. The sound would freeze, the gameplay, everything. If there was any sound, it would just get repeated over and over until the freeze stopped. But now it's gotten worse, it does it every 2 minutes when I'm playing, and it'll even do it when I'm not in game. It'll do it when my computer is just sitting on google's homepage, and if I have skype up or music on, it'll just freeze the sound and make it repeat over and over for 1-3 seconds. It's making playing games impossible and aggravating the bleep out of me. Please, please help. I don't want to buy another video card offline just to find out it had nothing to do with the card and then I can't return it. Thank you!