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MSI 390 random crashing/stuttering.

Question asked by f18hornet on Jul 7, 2015
Latest reply on Aug 15, 2015 by f18hornet

Games like The Witcher 3, Far Cry 4, Grid Autosport experience random crashing and some occasional stuttering. I also notice that in most games, foliage or grassy textures flicker when looking around. I am currently running the 15.150.1004. driver. When crashing does occur, the game locks out or turns into a black screen. I am able to Ctrl+Alt+Delete but unable to bring up task manager due to the application not being able to be brought up in front of the game. Crashing occurs randomly at times, I was able to play yesterday with no crashes but experienced 2 crashes today 20 minutes after opening The Witcher 3. This is my first build and i have tested it for around 2 weeks, no previous video cards have been installed. I want to know if this is a driver-related issue or a hardware issue.


These are my main components:

x Intel Core i5-4690K

x Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO

x Western Digital Blue WD10EZEX 1TB


x HyperX Fury

x MSI R9 390

x EVGA 220-GS-0650-V1 80 PLUS GOLD 650