Will a bad GPU harm other hardware?

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Dy100

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Recently my brother's 4 year old pc has been having a lot of issues with crashing, and he believes it is the gpu that's affecting it. He wants to swap the gpu in my PC with the one in his PC. Will this faulty GPU harm my other hardware?
 

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Hello


Probably not but it will need to be the exact type/model of gpu.. If not you will need to un-install the driver and re-install the driver for either gpu,on each pc..
 

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While you wait here is some more information that will be needed to help others assist you.

Does your bothers system have a built in display, if so see if the system runs better with that, if yes then it could be the display card.
It could be the power supply starting to go out as well and depending on how much the wattage is will also depend on the type of card you should get.

Some Video card require a 600 watt power supply.

Also since the system is four years old there may be other things starting go that can be causing this as well.

What are the systems
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Make and Model​
Power Supply Make and Model​
 

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And please provide a description of what is wrong with the PC, when it crashes and what programs are running that makes it crash.
 

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Any update for us? This thread will be closed if not replied to within 48hrs.
 
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