iMac G4 Graphical Glitches and More

I have a 2003 IMac G4, when I attempt to boot it up, the screen will spaz out and flash red and blue constantly, however the Apple Logo Will appear and the loading circle will start spinning, but after a few minutes it will freeze and then the fan will stop spinning and the hard drive will stop spinning. It does the same thing when I boot to a DVD. I've attempted to change the RAM, and the only conclusion that I can reach is that the motherboard is toast. It won't even boot into safe mode. Any way to fix this issue without having to spend any money on a new logic board?

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