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GPU Crashing

Good evening I need some assistance regarding a possible GPU issue.

System:
i7-4790k 4ghz unlocked
Gigabyte z97x gaming motherboard
Ballistix ram 16gb (4x4)
NZXT 850w modular PSU
EVGA GTX 980 SC edition
Win10 home

Prior to this gpu I had an ASUS AMD R9 390 and it kept crashing and overheating. I thought it was a card issue so I exchanged and went back to NVIDIA since the AMD gpu was a big change for me. Well this gpu is crashing as well. I've uninstalled the drivers and reinstalled, I've checked the mobo and I see no physical damage or any dust in PCIe slot(mobo is only two weeks old). I keep getting driver crashes.
Any ideas or solutions??

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Given new.

I see an odd choice of RAM. Pull back to just 1 or 2 sticks and retest.

I don't see what BIOS version on the Motherboard. It's a new rig so you start with their latest. Many of these updates have a note like "improved stability."

You left out if you are overclocking, if so, no one I know goes near you. It's not supportable.

Finally there are some games that in some modes will crash a GPU. It's been debated if this is a bug or a feature. Here I learn to avoid what crashes.

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One of the solution

@Toiaphi, on of my friend having the same issue.
The solution is reinstalling the windows and drivers again.
Let me know how its going

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