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Battlefield 1 unplayable with RX480

Question asked by vocandin on Jan 7, 2017
Latest reply on Jul 1, 2018 by mac9

Got a brand new RX480 and Battlefield is unplayable, doesn't matter if graphics are all on low or all on ultra, in less than 5 minutes it freezes and I have to kill the process, plus the drivers crash and not always recover.


I've tried these drivers and got these results:

16.12.2 and 16.12.1: Game crashes and gives me the "DirectX Function Error"

16.11.5: Game freezes, have to kill the process.


I did try other drivers but they basically fall into those 2 categories above.


Plus before I got the RX480, battlefield was running well enough with a GTX 760, even though everything was set to low, I was getting 30-40 FPS most of the time.


I also tried other heavy tasks like Witcher 3 on max settings and Heaven Benchmark and everything works fine. Also tried: fresh windows install + fresh BF1 install, 1 screen instead of 2, vsync on, vsync off, frame capping to 50 fps instead of 60, using DDU on each driver uninstall in safe mode.


Any ideas when a new driver is gonna be released? or If I missed an old driver that is stable on battlefield 1? Any help is appreciated.


My system specs:

CPU: i5 4460 @ 3.20 GHz

CPU Cooler: Corsair Hyper 212 Evo

Motherboard: Asus B85M-E

Memory: HyperX Fury 2x4GB 1600mhz

PSU: Corsair RM650i

Graphics Card: Sapphire Nitro+ RX 480 OC

Monitor 1: Acer S240HL on HDMI (1920x1080@60Hz)

Monitor 2: Viewsonic VX2370 on HDMI (1920x1080@60Hz)

SSD: Crucial MX300 750 GB