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Computer crashing at random times (graphics card)

Alright so this is my problem

My computer seems completely fine when im not playing games.

The second i play a game my tempature shoots up to about 50 degrees C.
Which i know, is not anything for my gtx 970.

But my computer has a black screen then dies and restarts perfectely fine.
Sometimes it recovers after the black screen and says at the bottom "nvidia graphics card kernel verision 368.39 has recovered after it stopped responding."

This is an example of what im talking about
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4bLwMTyVEE

In this video you can see me clicking on the dayz screen and it randomly shoots up but when i click on the program it shoots back down.
Except the video ends because i randomly get a black screen at 50 degrees and IDK WHY

I know this cant be overheating or anything like that.
I went into my pc and cleared all the dust out and nothing changed.

So to narrow it down. Every time i play a game my computer gets a black screen and crashes.
My graphics card can handle up to 89 degrees celcius and it crashes at around 50.

But when im playing a game like minecraft it never crashes.
Any help? Thanks!

Specs -
Operating System - Windows 10 home
Ram - 8.00 Gb
64 bit
Nvidia Geforce gtx970
Intel core i5-6600k cpu @ 3.50GHz
case is CyberPowerPC X-Titan 100 MID-Tower Gaming Case w/ Side-Window Panel
600 Watts - Standard 80 Plus Certified Power Supply - SLI/CrossFireX Ready
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  1. When does this incident started? I mean have you changed something (software or hardware) in your machine before this started to happend?
  2. ema21del9 said:
    When does this incident started? I mean have you changed something (software or hardware) in your machine before this started to happend?



    Nope i literally havent done anything. computer is a month old lmao
  3. What is the make and model of your PSU?
  4. ema21del9 said:
    What is the make and model of your PSU?


    model - ATX - AP800W
    APEVIA
  5. Sound like a power problem. Power supplies often stretch the truth about their capabilities. If you canc pull the gpu and switch to onboard graphics. Then run a benchmark to tax the system.
  6. Best answer
    I think the GTX 970 uses 145W, anyway that is a really bad PSU, see here listed under tier 5: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html

    You have some nice components (couldn't find what your mobo is) for that poor PSU, I would try replacing for a better one.
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