PC Help for a Friend

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PC Help for a Friend

Post by Orionspaw » Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:38 am

Hello Friends, a buddy of mine is having some PC issues and asking for help so I thought I'd come to my good old Vindi friends who're always able to aid me in my computer related adventures.
While gaming (most noticeably Overwatch) my PC will unpredictably black,grey,blue, or green screen with no warning. Leaving all things running in background (I can still hear my team and other in game sounds or music)...sending my monitors into sleep mode immediately after the colored screen and forcing me to hard reset. I've searched the deepest bowels of the internet and have nothing to show for it...Any help is appreciated, (Yes, I have tried turning it off and back on again...no i did not use enough parenthesis in this post.)
CPU: Intel i7-4790k 4.0GHz Quad Core
Cooler: Cool Master Hyper 212 Evo
MoBo: Asus Maximus VI Hero
GPU: EVGA Geforce GTX980 4GB
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 32GB (4x8GB) DDR3-1866
HDD: 2TB 3.5'' WD Black Series 7200rpm
SSD: Sandisk Ultra Plus 256GB 2.5"
PSU: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P2 (Fully Modular)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224 (Not That You Care)
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Re: PC Help for a Friend

Post by Ippon » Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:39 am

Seems like vid card dying.

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Re: PC Help for a Friend

Post by folkron » Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:32 pm

either gpu or psu problem

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Re: PC Help for a Friend

Post by snowpal » Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:51 pm

i was thinking psu as well.

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Re: PC Help for a Friend

Post by sathrovarr » Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:38 pm

GTX 980 seems likely to be the culprit:

https://forums.evga.com/GTX-970-Black-S ... 48453.aspx

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