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Graphics Card or PSU error?

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#1 Gauloises


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Posted 25 October 2016 - 06:02 AM

Hey folks,

Long time lurker here at BC, I am sadly now forced to make an account and ask for advice regarding my computer

Essentially over the last few days I have encountered some pretty serious issues regarding my computer freezing and displaying bizarre artifacts or pixel bleeds. Included is a photo of what I see when this occurs.

This happened when I play a game and occasionally when I watch a video. Now however it seems to just happen randomly and even on start up.

Could this be a Mobo issue? Or is it more likely a GPU death. I've even been told it could be a psu error.


My temps are normal.

Specs as followed:

i7 2600k cpu
Gtx 580 gpu
8gb vengeance ram
Sabertooth p67 mobo
Hiper psu (supposedly 815w, more likely half that)

Oh and Windows 10 with latest drivers

Edited by Gauloises, 25 October 2016 - 06:31 AM.

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#2 chalup


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Posted 25 October 2016 - 09:43 AM

Looks like a failing graphics card to me.



#3 technonymous


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Posted 25 October 2016 - 10:00 AM

Hi, Gauloises, Welcome to BC!


Could you install download Speccy and post a snapshot of your system hardware? Speccy


After starting Speccy let it gather information, when finished go to file and publish a snapshot. Post that link here in your thread.

#4 Gauloises

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Posted 26 October 2016 - 02:59 PM


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