Question Black screen flash on startup and launching game

spyguy

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My card is a 3070ti. The screen occasionally flashes black when I boot it up for about one second. It occasionally does the same when launching a game. Updating windows 10 and the driver seemed to fix the issue for now. Though only time will tell.

Ive heard this could be gpu initializing, though Im not sure what that implies. Also that the psu can cause this, but using a psu calculator, estimating everything on the high end comes to around 777 watts. My psu is a seasonic gm 850 plus gold. I think it should be enough. I did a sfc /scannow amd no files were corrupted. Was it most likely a driver issue? Do gpus sometimes do this when they start?
 
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