Back on Z77 3570k I started with a GTX 670 and went up to a 970. Roughly 50% upgrade back then. That 970 was a beast with 1550Mhz on stock voltage.
Then came Z170 with said 970 which got replaced by a GTX 1080. That thing was also an OC dream at 2063Mhz all day. That got upgraded to a 1080 Ti...
Never seen anything like that on my 6700k that had it´s coolers swapped three times, each time with Kryonaut. Neither on the coolers base plates.
Same goes for my current 9900k and 3900x and both of their Corsair AiO´s.
Spreading it though is a pain
I hope it won´t die on you after six months like mine did.
But I seem to have terrible luck with LG things. LG Nexus 5 died after six months, 34GK950F at just six and a half months and a Blu Ray player after four months.
Anyway don´ t play the waiting game. Upgrade to what you can offord now.
Two days ago, nothing on mondayand started on tuesday. Memory is Micron and was overclocked 800Mhz. But it´s not having space invaders or XD artifacts but horizontal lines which look like dupelicates like a couple rows of pixels below the artifact
Mine has done a solid 300h+ of gaming plus like...