Screen turns into a solid random color

  steelnabeel 19:04 21 Aug 2016
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I bought my Acer Predator AG3-605-UR2F (click here exactly one year ago from amazon, I've had no issues with it until now. About 2 weeks ago, I started playing league and my screen turned into a solid random color but the sound was still there for a few minutes before restarting itself. Examples: click here click here I would restart and the problem wouldn't occur for the remainder of the day. However, a week later, I can't play a single game without it crashing. It also occasionaly crashes while I'm browsing the internet eg: watching streams, videos, gifs. Example: click here I imagine this is a problem with my GPU, but I fear it might be my PSU. Can someone advice me what's wrong and what I should do?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:21 21 Aug 2016

check temps and voltages use speedfan

might just need a dust out and check the GPU isn't working loose a remove and refit is easy enough.

  steelnabeel 04:18 22 Aug 2016

I tried to remove the GPU from the motherboard, but I couldn't do it, I took of the screws from the panel and unplugged the PSU 6 pin cable, but I couldn't pull it out after unlocking it from the motherboard.

Although I used a compressed air can duster to clean as much I could. I played Overwatch and league of legend for about an hour without it crashing down, I would get 60C(GPU) while playing league and 74(GPU)strong text max while playing Overwatch. However, I fear this might just be a temporary solution since a simple restart would fix the issue when it initially started occuring, I hope it keeps working.

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