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GPU dead on Lenovo z580? or common software malfunction?

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Have you been running

some optimizer or some boosters of some sort ?

Also have you pulled any maintenance on this computer such as canned air and maybe new thermal paste ?

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Semi-fixed

Renewed thermal paste, ok so now I don't get a blue-screen while runing the gpu-z software, and can play some games, namely split-second which uses directx 9.
I'm not sure of newer games though, and ePSXe emulator just displays a black screen, doesn't freeze, I can get out of it, but just display the black screen I mentioned

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For a test.

When we see such at the shop we restore it to factory condition. Remember I only have what clues you provided so slip in a blank HDD and restore it to factory.

I do see many optional things on that taskbar. Some I don't know what they are but there's too many.

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Watch this youtube video

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