I have been having this issue for a while now and i've looked at every forum related to this issue and tried many things and nothings worked.
The issue i'm having is when i start something demanding like a game it'll freeze and that can range from 5 minutes into game play or 20, and then it'll freeze and restart with a few occasions showing a red screen until i restart. i thought it might be a overheating issue but the temperatures are stable when i monitor them and then it just freezes.
i have tried cleaning my computer multiple times unplugging everything and cleaning it all and then rebuilding with nothing working, whenever i look up fixes all i can find is "make sure there isn't any dust around the cpu blocking the fans" i've triple checked and cleaned the computer and still the exact same problem and i'm looking for any help that isn't "clean it out"
i've been told it might be a driver issue but i have no idea how to go about fixing the driver issues
Specs: Processor: AMD FX-6300 3.50GHz (4.10GHz Turbo) 6x Core CPU /Graphics: AMD Radeon R7 370 4096MB GDDR5 Graphics Card (Upgraded) /Hard Drive: 1TB Seagate Barracuda SATA III Hard Drive/ Memory: 8GB (2x4096MB) 1600MHz DDR3 (32GB Max. Supported)/ Optical Drive:24x LG Internal DVD Re-Writer/ Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX Motherboard /Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Power Supply /Case: BitFenix Comrade Midi - Tower (Black)/Cooler: AMD Stock CPU Cooler
I'm curious as to what you mean by (Upgraded) next to the R7/R9 370?
Aside from that, the easiest approach to Drivers is to download the AMD Clean Uninstall Utility as this will remove all traces of Drivers, then you can simply reinstall the latest for your Hardware / OS from the Driver Section of the Main Website.
With this said, I'd also be curious as to which OS you're currently running.
It could be related to the issues you're experiencing.
In Radeon Settings find your "Power Limit Slider" usually under the gaming tab then global settings, and slide it all the way to the right. The issue you describe is very common. Also make sure your computer is set to high performance and not balanced. Try that and report back.
I would be looking at that 500W PSU as the likely problem, I suggest a bigger 650W model would be safer
more recent PSUs are now much more efficient so they save money over time
I'm not sure what the 'upgraded' means i just grabbed my specs straight from where a brought it because i've never upgraded and i'm currently running Windows 10 Pro
Thank you for the response but all i could find in the settings is 'power control' and i can set it to -20% or +20% i will include a picture to show you what i'm looking at.