Ohhh, there was a little user-define button in msi afterburner that I guess I missed at 1 at night. Everything works now. Thanks guys
RESULTS: After running furmark for 5 minutes, temps couldn't go over 76 degrees, opposed to the 80 i had before, and that was only after a minute or two
EDIT: Okay guys the artifacts thing was false alarm: as you can seehere
, that guy got the same lines, so it's from the program itself, not my GPU *phew* but I'm wondering, who's the idiot that thought of putting vertical lines in a benchmark?