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PC crashes while gaming, suspected GPU but need some help

Quick question about a potential GPU problem
A few times over the last month, my PC has crashed while gaming. My screen would be a blank color with lines down it, and I would hear a buzzing sound in my headphones. There is no message for "Program stopped working" or anything like that. I've tried moving my GPU to another PCI slot, but the same thing happened. Other threads I've read seem to indicate that it's the GPU or PSU. I don't have another GPU to try out, so I was asking here before taking it into a shop.

-GPU is Radeon R9 270x

-PSU is XG H800

Update: I posted this same thing earlier and thought I had figured it out, but after another crash I'm not so sure. I was looking at MSI after burner just before it crashed, and all the values had suddenly gone to 0. Also, when it crashes, it won't restart for varying amount of time, (between 5 minutes and 4 hours)
I thought I had narrowed it to the GPU earlier, but now I suspect that the PSU is somehow involved, perhaps crashing the GPU for lack of power?

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
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    http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2847933/psu.html

    Replace the PSU, your lucky it didn't kill something in the computer.

    Here is a reference list of PSU's:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html

    EVGA and Seasonic have some really nice units and you will likely be good with a ~600w. If you get one from EVGA, look for models with G2, P2 or B2 in the name or model number and ignore the B1, G1 or P1 units, they were not great quality.
  2. Martell1977 said:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2847933/psu.html

    Replace the PSU, your lucky it didn't kill something in the computer.

    Here is a reference list of PSU's:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html

    EVGA and Seasonic have some really nice units and you will likely be good with a ~600w. If you get one from EVGA, look for models with G2, P2 or B2 in the name or model number and ignore the B1, G1 or P1 units, they were not great quality.

    Thanks for the info, i'll definitely look into replacing my PSU
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