I've searched several other forums and haven't seen anything similar to mine aside from the fan issue. My card is a GTX 970 SC. I recently took my computer out of its normal spot to clean it, and noticed the fans on my GPU are spinning for about 10-15 seconds then stopping for a little bit, then repeating the cycle. I've had the card for about a year now and am curious how long its been doing this. I'm surprised nothing has exploded! I started up GTA 5 as I know some cards have the intelligent fans that only turn on when it reaches a certain temperature. I launched the game and not even 5 minutes later that card felt like it was on fire! It was hot as can be, fans still doing the 15 second cycle and at that, barely running. I launched Afterburner to see if I could force the fans on and that works and cools the card down tremendously, but it crashes the game just about every time I force them on. Any solutions? I've seen other posts said to make sure the RAM is in all the way, cables are on tight, etc. I haven't tried taking out one of the sticks of RAM, but I did double check the cables and made sure everything was on correctly. Thanks in advance.