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R7 370 runs DX12 titles fine with 16.5.1 but crashes games on boot with recent drivers.

Question asked by niotex on Sep 9, 2016
Latest reply on Oct 20, 2016 by ray_m

Able to run DX12 titles with driver v16.5.1 but when upgrading to a newer version the applications crash. The following error get's generated when running the newer drivers. (v16.9.1)

Faulting application name: ForzaMotorsportApex.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x57ca86fc

Faulting module name: amdxc64.dll, version: 21.19.134.1, time stamp: 0x57d02449

Exception code: 0xc000001d

Fault offset: 0x000000000000a647

Faulting process id: 0x7bc

Faulting application start time: 0x01d20a4dc678bfd7

Faulting application path: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.ApexPG_2.5.14.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\ForzaMotorsportApex.exe

Faulting module path: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\c0306711.inf_amd64_22668ece07e665a6\amdxc64.dll

Report Id: 852bcb1e-b5e0-441c-8b6f-b5ff152bde80

Faulting package full name: Microsoft.ApexPG_2.5.14.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe

Faulting package-relative application ID: forzamotorsportapex

Based on recommendations from other users I've tried running the application using the newer drivers in combination with the amdxc64.dll file from the 16.5.1 drivers. However it nets the same results and crashes on boot. From what I've been able to read it seems like the newer drivers use the SSE4.2 CPU instruction set for DX12 implementation, where as the older version does not. However this is me merely quoting what I've seen posted on other forums.

 

CPU: Intel QX9650

GPU: Asus STRIX R7 370 2GB

Memory: 8GB

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