Random shutdowns

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I bought a unused/new HD 3870 about two months ago, its a budget thing. Anyway all connections are good, temps never go above 39c load and the most graphically intense game I have is either IL2 1946 or COD2. My PSU has enough horsepower so I'm ruling it out but if I play anything more than 30 minutes the card just seems to quit. The PC never restarts just goes to a black screen and sits there. I did install a zelman cooler on it but that's good and tight as well, all other temps on the PC are low. Any ideas?
 

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Kind of what I'm fearing. Doubt its my PSU as I never had the problem with the x1950xtx which sucks up more juice than my current card.