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MSI 780 GTX Black Screens

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Hey guys, I'm looking for a little help here as I'm pretty stumped about what to do.

Whenever I run any games or benchmarking as what you see in the video, my monitor will turn off after a little bit in and you'll hear my hard drives clicking as if it's powering down and powering back on. The computer doesn't reboot and will require a hard boot to turn it back on. The computer is perfectly stable, until I run any games on it. The BIOS is completely defaulted and nothing is overclocked.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WT7ivir94kM Around 0:15 is when the screen goes black and stops responding.

I can't tell if it's a PSU issue or a GPU issue. I'm using a two year old Seasonic X750 which is more than enough power for my rig, unless it's something funny with the 12V rail.
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you can use hwinfo to monitor temps and volts - http://www.hwinfo.com/download.php

sounds like GPU but try switching hdmi/dvi cable to make sure it's not something to do with that.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD FX 9370 Asus Crosshair V Formula Z Asus R9-290 DCUII ~ ɌЭÐ M§D Asus R9-290 DCUII ~ ɌЭÐ M§D 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
AMD Radeon™ RP1866 Performance Series OCZ VERTEX 3 OCZ VERTEX 3 Seagate Hybrid drive 
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