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does this sound like a graphics card issue?

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So for about a month now my computer crashes just about every day. Often times it'll do it multiple times times in a row, then be good for a day till the cycle repeats. It's not a BSOD though. The screen goes black, and most of the time I can still hear the music I was listening to playing. The music continues playing until I restart. The video card is at stock, and I've tried the 2 latest drivers. It almost always happens when I game (can't remember it crashing when I'm not gaming, but it might have).

EDIT: I have MSI afterburner displaying the temp on my keyboard, and it doesn't hit any ridiculous temperature (80ish degrees)
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Could be graphics freezing. Try manually increasing the fan speed just to see if it makes any difference!
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Could be graphics freezing. Try manually increasing the fan speed just to see if it makes any difference!
I'll try that. The rift beta came up today and I've tried playing it, and it's crashed 4 times in a row within about 1 minute of me playing it. This is the worst it's been. And yeah, my keyboard is still displaying temps even after it crashes, and music is still playing. Ugh......
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