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Journeyman III

R9 290X Driver timeouts and crashes

Hey everyone, I have an issue with this new build that I need help troubleshooting.
Its a Visiontek R9 290x. Its fine during stress tests and whatnot, but randomly my screen will go black for about 3 seconds and sometimes the PC will just lose power/turn off and then turn itself back on again. Whenever these errors occur I get a notification from Radeon Software that a "driver timeout has occurred." I've tried updating drivers and switching them to different ones, but I'm not totally sure how else to troubleshoot.
The full system specs are:
Core i7-2600k
16gb (4x4gb) Corsair Vengeance 1333MHz
Visiontek R9 290x
EVGA 610w BP

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Visiontek recommend a 750W psu.

Are they really all brand new out of box components ? 

Ryzen 5 5600x, B550 aorus pro ac, Hyper 212 black, 2 x 16gb F4-3600c16dgtzn kit, Aorus gen4 1tb, Nitro+RX6900XT, RM850, Win.10 Pro., LC27G55T..

I’ll put this card on my test bench with a 1050w psu to see if it still happens then. 

Nope, this is a pre-owned card. This build has a lot of used parts in it.