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R9 280 Driver Issue - Signal loss every minute

Question asked by notlovingamdatm on Mar 2, 2018
Latest reply on Mar 4, 2018 by plumboby

Over the last few months I have been experiencing signal loss. Every minute or so, the screen cuts out, loss of signal, 5 seconds later it's back and sometimes cuts back out immediately. It is honestly the most frustrating thing in the world to have an expensive-ish gaming PC reduced to something I can't even look at.


I know it's a driver issue, it started happening after a driver update. This is what I've done to mitigate it and how I know it's a driver issue.


I ran DSIM> SFC> Uninstalled display adapter driver> AMD Cleanup Utility> Restart computer


After this, no drivers, no signal loss, no artifacting.


I re-installed up-to-date drivers and the problem returned immediately. If anyone can PLEASE help me. It would be greatly appreciated. Otherwise I'm done with AMD.


Windows 8.1

AMD FX6 Black

Gigabyte 990FX-A UD3

R9 280