Hey, thanks for the reply
Here are the answers for your questions:
1. Yes all the drivers
for the card are up to date.
2. I do have to use an adapter yes as the card only allows DVI (and my monitor is to old for that
3. I ran a test and it did the same thing as a normal game, the mas temp was around 57, and the fan speed didn't go past 40%
4. Happy New Year to you to
To elaborate more on the problem, it seems to occur when I have more than 2 tabs open in firefox to/ to many windows open.
Also the screen doesn't go blank either, it just lags a huge amount then the image freezes and then carries on like normal after 5 seconds or so