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Half-Life: Alyx Blackscreen Problems (Radeon VII)

Question asked by legitartist on Mar 24, 2020
Latest reply on Jun 14, 2020 by renner

I am experiencing frequent blackscreening while playing that doesn't seem to correlate with any specific gameplay actions. This doesn't happen in intervals but rather at random times leading me to believe this is a graphics card or driver issue.
The longest I've been able to play consecutively is 30 minutes.


The GPU drivers are the latest release (20.3.1 release for Doom Eternal and Alyx).
The blackscreen will lock up the system and requires a reboot.


I am playing on the Oculus Rift S, and everything is up to date.


My Specs:

AMD Ryzen 7 2700x

16GB 3000MHz RAM
AMD Radeon VII
MSI Tomahawk B450
1TB WD Blue SATA m.2 SSD


A similar issue occurs everytime I (try to) play The Labs Robot Repair (Source 2?).