3d Graphics Errors After Hours Of Game Play

Errors happens on both cards, even with new drivers. When playing games it's fine at the start. But as time goes on it gets bad and gets worse. High-res images attached. Fx1.jpg

I'm thinking it's a temp issue, but speedfan 4. 15 is reading 35c, 38c, and 34c. This just started happening over the last month or so, no problem for the first 6 months it was running.

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