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4870x2 dying

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My 4870x2 is dying and i want to get something with similar gaming performance, i only have like a 250$ to spare for this some guy is selling a gtx 295 for $265, in forums and a 4870x2 for 200, but i kinda want to go with nvidia this time, any tips, suggestions would be nice.
 
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Video Card(s) GTX 970
Storage Crucial c300 128g, wd cavier black 1tb, seagate baracuda 2gb (for storage)
Display(s) 30" dell 3007
Case Haf x 942
Audio Device(s) ac 1150 onboard sound
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btw the warranty is past already, rma is not an option
 

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dying in what way?
we can help if it is a complex issue, its what TPU is for
 
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Display(s) 30" dell 3007
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Audio Device(s) ac 1150 onboard sound
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memory modules are failing starting to get alot of artifacts, same thing happened with my 4850
 
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Have you tried underclocking a bit? Maybe a vmod but that is a bit of effort. Bake it? :)
 
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Or possibly disassembling the heatsync and shroud and giving it all a good cleaning and repaste...I get artifacts too when my heatsyncs are dirty and not cooling properly.
 
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