Scratch that, fluke I guess.. After having it on for a coupe hours it started doing the same thing, and I am now back to square one.
It really looks like a video card issue, but I'd hate to buy one and have it not fix the problem.
I just wanted to give you guys a quick heads up.
I had this EXACT same problem on a friends AW 9750. At first I thought it was a bad video card, because it seemed to be getting really hot way too quickly. I removed the heatsink and...