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Radeon 7950 causing pc to freeze on some games.

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2 years ago#1
After I put a Radeon 7950 in Marvel Heroes, Sleeping Dogs, Saints Row 4, and Metro 2033 all cause the computer to go to a black screen and freeze. I tried reformatting a hard drive and reinstalling everything and they still do it. Battlefield 3, FarCry3, Skyrim, and WoW don't do it.
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2 years ago#2
The Power of Radeom.

Did you uninstall your previous drivers and install the latest AMD drivers?
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2 years ago#3
yeah I did that first then when it kept doing it I put in a different hard drive installed windows 7 and it still did it. try resetting the card and putting it in a different pcie slot and still causing pc to freeze on those games.
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2 years ago#4
Try underclocking your card, it may help. Use MSI Afterburner or AMD Overdrive
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2 years ago#5
Eli_Sama posted...
Try underclocking your card, it may help. Use MSI Afterburner or AMD Overdrive


I had underclocked before but went back and underclocked even more, pretty sure it worked. I got to the same spot in saints row 4 where it had caused the pc to freeze every time before and now it doesn't freeze, have done it twice now and no freeze so I think that did it. thanks.

Is there any reason why I would have to underclock it so much? it doesn't overheat.
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2 years ago#6
Because the card isn't stable. If you have to underclock a lot, RMA.
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