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  1. My PC did cycle like that as I described above. Threads I found pointed at a faulty PSU or other component. I swapped to a new PSU and the cycle stopped. I tried reseting the CMOS on the older PC but that didn’t work. The computer still runs fine with a GTX 970 in it. And I made sure everything was connected the way it was before. How did you resolve the cycle issue? Thanks for the input!
  2. Thanks for the reply! My house has hardwood floor so not worried about static. When I removed the GPU I set it down on my desk until I was ready to clean. I did use compressed air can lightly and not excessively as the whole PC was not as dusty as expected. Yes I disassembled it down to the pcb, inspected and found nothing wrong. I will try cleaning out the slot, however a different card works on the same slots I’ve tried the card in question. What are your thoughts on the compressed air? Thanks for the input!
  3. Thanks for the reply! I gave it a go but sadly we get the same result
  4. Hello! I’m looking for help from this forum as I don’t know where to look next on my issue. TL;DR below I recently opened my PC to clean out the dust that it has accumulated over the past 5 years. I have a Silverstone SG13 so disassembling is required to get into all the nooks and crannies. I took my HDD, SDD, GPU and PSU out which cleared enough space to reach in. I did this all in my living room as it was raining outside, with a fan blowing dust/air out a window. I throw everything back in how it originally was, and waited until the next morning to boot as I wanted t