I recently updated my drivers to enjoy better perfs on GTA5. From 14.4 to 15.x (15.5, 15.6, I tried both). Here is what happened:
1) My old DVI to HDMI cable suddenly wasn't able to transfer the signal anymore. I had to use a newer cable to get the signal back. Yeah, strange. It's working again if I go back to 14.4, so it's really related to the driver update. This is more for your information, the real problem is the second one ->
2) Most importantly: I now have black screens / freezing (driver crash, need for a hard reboot) within a couple of minutes, but only if I'm on the desktop, doing 2D tasks.
There is no problem if I quickly start a game at boot up, and play for hours!! My computer is totally unusable right now.
So please AMD, help me!
- Windows 8.1, 64bits
- Asus 290X DC2 OC
- Intel Core i7 4790K
- Asrock Z97 Extreme6
- Kingston HyperX Fury Black (16Gb)
- Corsair Professional Series AX860 (860W)