4 Replies Latest reply on Feb 20, 2018 5:56 AM by kingfish

    Still having that black screen issue on Win7 / 7870

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      So I've read through this:

       

      To people who have instant Black Screen or Freeze on installing ANY AMD driver

       

      and I feel like asking here because I dont quite know any further.

       

      We're on a Win7 64 Ultimate SP1 OS. We did a clean install after the computer randomly crashed in various games only showing a black screen.

       

      Now, after reinstalling Win7 I noticed that as soon as I install the AMD driver I get the black screen after the Windows Booting animation and I came across the above linked topic.

       

      So I installed an older driver, i. e. the 15.3 beta. But after installing it, the screen is blasted with horizontal weird pixely lines.

       

      Tomorrow I would like to try another driver, but I'm kinda sceptical.

       

      Do you think its really a driver thing or may be GPU be broken?

       

      The system is back from 2012:

       

      GA-Z77M-D3H

      Sapphire 7870 OC 2 GB

      1600 Mhz DDR3 CL9 2x 4GB

      WD Blue