I have the same problem. My video card randomly broke down on ursday 19 July while watching a movie (dirver auto-update?) and only works now without any drivers installed. I used the clean uninstall utility and first tried to reinstall 18.7.1 and then cleaned again and tried 18.5.1. Each time the screen goes blank when installing the driver and stays blank, although the card gets hot. (Win 10 - 64 bit here)
Now I can only use my computer using the integrated graphics card.
I will search for the Internet for an older driver from 2017 (like version 17.x) which is what I recommend you to do mat, and also disable driver auto-update.
I've never had any issues with this card since I bought it in 2014
Edit1: I tried installing an older driver 17.7.1 from the link below, but that did not work:
This made me look into windows updates and I noticed that just before my card broke down Windows installed a cumulative update: KB4345421.
Since older AMD drivers don't work anymore I now strongly believe that the source of the issues lies with this windows update not with the latest drivers.
i have R7 270, same issue...
My card died, Please don't run Adrenaline on your cards.
I have this problem for almost 2 months :/
Same here. R9 270, was running smoothly until I updated to the last drivers few days ago (from a ~1 year old one)
R9 380X Black Screen on desktop. Again! Argh! This makes me mad.
Started last week.
Can't even open a web browser. Boom Black Screen.
I tried: DDU, 6 drivers including 17.12.1. disable windows update. Nothing helps. This card is a garbage. Of corse i ran out of warrianty in april.
This is an issue with the last several issues and the only fix is to go to safe mode, run DDU and return to 18.3.4 or earlier driver that worked for you. It has been reported many times. I have reported it to AMD and urge any of you with this issue to do the same here: Email Form
I have been talking with amdmatt about this but not heard any status on a fix on this.
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I have an R9 270x and I get black screen TDR crashes on some games: Heroes of the Storm, Diablo 3, Warframe, Dota 2. In Far Cry 4 I crash on the Himalayas levels. I do not get any crashes on most other games, it seems to happen more on multiplayer or online-only game engines that are a bit old now. Most games from between 2014 to now run great without problems. Games like Doom and Witcher that have much higher graphics requirements run without any problems and do not crash. My card isn't overheating and I have tried multiple drivers but I see the same crashes.
17.7.1-17.12.1: Overwatch does not work for any of the drivers published in this time frame.
17.12.1 Heroes of the Storm crashes with artifacting problems, Far Cry 4 crashes in the Himalayas level with colors going negative or thermal mode. This was the worst driver I've tested so far.
18.6.1 and 18.7.1 crashes - far cry 4, dota 2 warframe, heroes of the storm, diablo 3
18.5.1 Subnautica crashes on this patch. Dota 2 warframe, heroes of the storm, diablo 3 all crash.
16.3.2: Diablo 3 still crashes, Far Cry 4 crashes on Himalaya levels.
I had tried the 18 series drivers the first, then 17, then 16. I'll try 15 series drivers and then try other 18 drivers. I have thought about installing MSI afterburner to underclock my card to see if that helps.
I have recently upgraded to Windows 10 and the games that crashed still crash in the same way, and the games that didn't crash still don't crash.
The games usually crash when there is a lot of action on the screen, like lots of enemies with spell effects in Diablo 3, team fights in Heroes of the storm with many physics effects, looking around in Far Cry 4 himalayas levels when there are snow effects. Dota 2 crashes constantly and Warframe crashes are rarer so I'm not sure what causes them to crash. These TDR errors happen on both Windows 7 and 10 so I don't think Windows update is responsible for the crashes. It's something to do with AMD drivers.
Do a clean win10 and install 18.2.1. Once you find a working driver, never update it.... !