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So then it should be a refund correct.

I wanted to give him the benefit od the doubt his a verry nice person and wanted to make sure its really not the card.

But now i know thank you gents.
Ideally, get another GPU in that machine and test. if it works, it's 100% the card.

As mentioned previously, it could be the PSU, it could be the memory. Run the tests mentioned above to rule those out. Then try get someone nearby to help you out with a GPU to test. Or, slap that GPU in another PC and see what happens.

But given the age of the card and the specific points it fails at, I would personally put it at a roughly 354% chance of it being the GPU.
 

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definitly a refund if that wasnt stated in the original add, seeing that it had issues to start off with.
with that sentance he confirmed that it had issues, and refering to new games points to memory issue.
 

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HDD is still 100% booming took it out of a system that has 0 problems if ime correct health is round about 85% ish

Hey i had the same problem with one PC that i built 2 years ago +/-...

The problem here is your GPU
* The GPU is Faulty
* The GPU needs new paste
* The GPU is damaged due to OC
* The GPU is highly OC , So it fails
* The GPU board is faulty
( If its not your GPU then the GPU slot is faulty on motherboard )

MY problem was it was a budget build . Mint condition ex bank pc .
i5 3.6ghz - 8gb ram 1600 - 1tb hhd - GT740 2GB no fans -

The PC was built to run all games , including new games in low resolution .
But the problem was when playing borderlands 3 and other newer games

I had to highly OC the GPU and the GPU started over heating

Then i had the same problem you are having now ( GPU )

( But i fixed my problem by adding custom CPU fans onto the GPU which gave me a stable Max OC ) No issues

I sold the PC to someone
After 2 months he contacted me wanting to return me a broken PC .
He OC the GPU well over its limit and damaged the GPU and motherboard .
 

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Hey i had the same problem with one PC that i built 2 years ago +/-...

The problem here is your GPU
* The GPU is Faulty
* The GPU needs new paste
* The GPU is damaged due to OC
* The GPU is highly OC , So it fails
* The GPU board is faulty
( If its not your GPU then the GPU slot is faulty on motherboard )

MY problem was it was a budget build . Mint condition ex bank pc .
i5 3.6ghz - 8gb ram 1600 - 1tb hhd - GT740 2GB no fans -

The PC was built to run all games , including new games in low resolution .
But the problem was when playing borderlands 3 and other newer games

I had to highly OC the GPU and the GPU started over heating

Then i had the same problem you are having now ( GPU )

( But i fixed my problem by adding custom CPU fans onto the GPU which gave me a stable Max OC ) No issues

I sold the PC to someone
After 2 months he contacted me wanting to return me a broken PC .
He OC the GPU well over its limit and damaged the GPU and motherboard .
Thanx for that well put out explenation.

Ile ask the seller for a refund asap.

Thank you to everyone that helped out and gave me some solid pointers.
 

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"I've never run benchmarks on it before but it never crashed like that for me unless I tried running new games with too high settings"
Scammed. Hook, line and sinker.

My 970 can run any game on max but on some i get 25FPS :LOL: ...It never crashes.
 

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1) Update BIOS
2) Check RAM is on QVL list
2.1) Disable XMP
3) Check HDD with HDSentinal
 
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