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Amd Driver Crash

by T4l0n / December 17, 2012 10:59 PM PST

I have a hd7770 and every time i have a game session after a while the video crash, the image freeze, i have black screen for a couple of seconds, and the game minimizes (Display driver amdkmdap stopped responding and has successfully recovered.). I tried all latest amd drivers and with all of them i have this problem, i tested the video card on another pc and works perfectly, i tried to replace the 7770 with an nvidia 280gtx and the nvidia with its drivers do not crash, i also tried different psu on my pc but the problem persists. Could this be incompatibility between the video card and the motherboard ? i also noticed it crashes more often with some graphic engines, less with others.

os: win7
cpu: i5 2310
motherboard: msi z68a-g43
video card: amd hd7770
ram: 8gb corsair ddr3 (2x4)
psu: cx500w

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ATI has a history of drivers that work or not.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 17, 2012 11:45 PM PST
In reply to: Amd Driver Crash

It's rather a famous issue and rarely a motherboard video card issue. Your newer users didn't live through the days where ATI's drivers would alternatively be bad and good with each version.

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i tested the same video card with the same drivers
by T4l0n / December 18, 2012 7:15 PM PST

But i tested the same video card with the same drivers on another pc and works perfectly.

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And again.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 19, 2012 1:12 AM PST

That means very little as the motherboard chipset drivers and install varies so little.

Why not go with what works?

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PS. That PSU looks slim.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 19, 2012 1:29 AM PST
In reply to: And again.

I was reading a review on that video card and there test PCs used 750Watt on one and 1000Watt on another.

This looks like a new system so be sure to ask it's maker or designer why so slim.

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