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Adrenalin 2019 causes RX460 to blackscreen when installing along APU A8-7650k with R7 graphics

Question asked by ferdynand on Dec 25, 2018
Latest reply on Jan 25, 2019 by ferdynand

Describe your system:

  • AMD Graphics Card
    • AMD ASUS RX460-O2G
  • Desktop or Laptop System
    • Desktop
  • Operating System
    • Windows 10 64bit
  • Driver version installed
    • Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 18.12.3
  • Display Devices
    • Samsung SyncMaster S24F350 1080p @59Hz HDMI FreeSync disabled connected to RX460
    • WXGA TV 1366 x 768 @60Hz HDMI connected to APU
    • HP V214a 1080p @60Hz VGA connected to APU
  • Motherboard + Bios Revision
    • Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-H Bios FB
    • QuadCore AMD A8-7650K R7 APU
  • Power Supply Unit  Make, Model & Wattage
    • EVGA 80+ BRONZE 450W
  • RAM
    • 8GB Single Channel

Describe your issue:

  • I got tired of failing to update the gfx driver for a year but i thought i give it a try with this new 2019 driver, still the same problem as 18.5.1, 18.7.1, etc. During install, No signal on monitors connected to APU with Windows error Failed to initialize display driver reverting to default, after install and restart black screen on RX460 monitor and working APU monitors but slow, sluggish system performance. Reverting to Adrenalin edition 18.2.1-feb7 fixes the problem.
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