I recently upgraded my computers graphics card to the Rx 480 8gb. With this upgrade, I also upgraded the power supply to a 750w corsair supply. As the title suggests, I have been having many crashes since the upgrade. The only time the crashes occur are while gaming. I have had several different crashes such
I recently upgraded my computers graphics card to the Rx 480 8gb. With this upgrade, I also upgraded the power supply to a 750w corsair supply. As the title suggests, I have been having many crashes since the upgrade. The only time the crashes occur are while gaming. I have had several different crashes such as, "driver stuck in loop" or "video_tdr_failure." Also, I get a blue screen that results in a restart. I have used programs to completely uninstall all drivers and then I installed the drivers. While gaming, the graphics card tends to max out at 75 degrees celsius, so it doesn't seem to be a temperature problem. I have not touched any settings dealing with the graphics card, meaning I do not overclock it. Games run smoothly, but then I get a restart without warning. Sometimes I can game for hours, sometimes minutes. The only games I've had crashed (only games I have played since the upgrade) are Black Ops II and Dead by Daylight.
Rx480 8gb graphics card, 8gb ram, AMD fx 4300 quad-core processor, MSI 760GM-P34 motherboard(I think it is a PSI express 2.0 slot), Corsair 750w power supply, windows 10 64 bit OS.
Thank you for your time.
Ryan: Generally, your system looks ok (but CPU is horribly a low end one). Re-check the PCIe 6 pin video power connector, for if the video card does not get enough power, it may crash.
I would also re-seat the video card.
Next possible cause could be bad ram, but if the system only crashes during gaming, then pretty sure it is the video drivers. Make sure you remove all video drivers, especially any Nvidia ones from any older card.
Another test is to check the ram by running one stick at a time (assuming you have two 4GB sticks). Most games should run with 4GB, though there may be a bit of lag at times. At least that will test if the video crashes with either stick of ram.
Make sure you do not have any overclocking set….
download the latest drivers for the card, then save them to the desktop.
download Driver Sweeper
run it and use it to delete any drivers for the Nvidia and ATI graphics cards.
once done, restart the computer
once it's started up and windows has installed default drivers for the graphics card, install the latest for the graphics card.
if that does not fix the issue, download the latest drivers for all the components for the motherboard off of the manufacturers website.
I agree with Papercut, the "driver stuck in loop" is definitely a graphics driver issue. The "video_tdr_failure" points towards a driver issue or abnormal temperature.