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XFX 280X Issues with drivers and crashing.

Question asked by darkstar_ on Aug 5, 2017
Latest reply on Oct 10, 2017 by amdmatt

First, I will put in my specs:


My specs:

Operating System

    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit


    Intel Core i7 2600K @ 3.40GHz   39 °C

    Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology


    16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 668MHz (9-9-9-24)


    ASUSTeK Computer INC. P8Z68-V LX (LGA1155)  29 °C


    HP LA2405x (1920x1200@60Hz)

    HP LA2405x (1920x1200@60Hz)

    3072MB ATI AMD Radeon R9 200 Series (XFX Pine Group)    47 °C


    698GB SAMSUNG HD753LJ (SATA)    30 °C

    238GB M4-CT256M4SSD2 (SSD)


    931GB SAMSUNG HD103SI (SATA)    25 °C

    931GB Western Digital WDC WD10EACS-00ZJB0 (SATA)    32 °C

Optical Drives

    No optical disk drives detected


    ASUS Xonar DGX Audio Device

PSU is 1000w (I don't remember the brand without opening up the case).


I first had issues with this crashing in Overwatch constantly. I was advised to use the 17.4.4 drivers which I did and for a period everything was fine. But today something has changed.

When I try to run Overwatch I get this:



Which is bizarre. I had this problem before and the only solution was to not use any AMD drivers from the site and use Windows 10 built in drivers and then go through the painstaking hassle of disabling auto updates so it would stick.


I tried using the latest drivers (as of today) and while the game plays, I get crashing which is



I've ran DDU to remove all drivers and put 17.4.4 back on, still the same issue. I have no clue what has happened on my PC in 6 hours to cause these once good drivers to not work.

ALL my drivers are up to date as is the BIOS. I am at a loss.