Windows loading Issue. Possible dead graphics card?

A couple days ago my pc randomly crashed while i was playing a game. when i tried to reboot it it would begin to load windows then the output to my monitor would stop but the computer would continue to run.

I reinstalled windows after wiping the hard drive. At this point it loads to the desktop. now is where i find the issues for the graphics card. When i tried to install the drivers it come back with a "bad image error". I went to the device manager and the graphics card does show up only the integrated graphics card. However when i go into safe mode it shows up but doesn't let me install the driver.

I'm not sure what else to do or if maybe the graphics card went bad.
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  1. what graphics card is it exactly?
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  2. Kman222 said:
    what graphics card is it exactly?


    its a Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 OC with Boost 3GB DDR5 DL-DVI-I/SL-DVI-D/HDMI/DP PCI-Express Graphics Card 11197-03-40G
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  3. Jegga_Badae said:
    Kman222 said:
    what graphics card is it exactly?


    its a Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 OC with Boost 3GB DDR5 DL-DVI-I/SL-DVI-D/HDMI/DP PCI-Express Graphics Card 11197-03-40G


    If you happen to have a spare card laying around you could try slappin it in and see what happens. That card is fairly old and there is a chance it is dying
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  4. I don't have a spare card but I think I'll try installing it to another system when I get the chance thanks for the advice
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