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Screen Distorted and Won't Boot

December 5, 2012 5:10:00 AM

I was playing a probably demanding game Hitman Absolution, during a cutscene the video goes black and the audio begins to lag and stutter a lot so I push the power button and wait 10 seconds to restart the PC. Once the PC turns back on the screen is distorted, coloured lines invade the screen the letters at boot are distorted too. The boot screen where you can choose between f12 options has horizontal white lines going across and every row moves one down or so. Once the initial screens are over, I cannot even boot into the windows 7 log in page. I have absolutely no clue what is going on help is appreciated! I dont know if my GPU is fried or not.

i5-2500k quad core CPU
Radeon HD 6870 1 GB Saphhire Graphics Card
8gb Ram (Unsure of brand)
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Motherboard
1 TB seagate Hard Drive
Corsair Tx 750 Power Supply
Coolermaster Heatsink for CPU

I have a video of the boot up coming soon to help diagnose this.


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