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Posted by1700X + RX 48020 days ago
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We're giving you an opportunity to start reporting some of your AMD-related technical issues right here on /r/AMD! Below is a guide that you should follow to make the whole process run smoothly. Post your issues directly into this thread as replies. All other tech support posts will still be removed, per the rules; this is the only exception.


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Skyrim: Free Sync and V Sync causes flickering during low frame rates, and generally lower frame rates observed (about 10-30% drop dependant on system) when Free Sync is on

System Configuration:

Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-Z97 Gaming GT
CPU: Intel i5 4790
Memory: 16GB GDDR5
GPU: ASUS R9 Fury X
VBIOS: 115-C8800100-101 How do I find this?
Driver: Crimson 16.10.3
OS: Windows 10 x64 (1511.10586) How do I find this?

Steps to Reproduce:

1. Install necessary driver, GPU and medium-end CPU
2. Enable Free Sync
3. Set Options to Ultra and 1920 x 1080 resolution
4. Launch game and move to an outdoor location
5. Indoor locations in the game will not reproduce, since they generally give better performance
6. Observe flickering and general performance drop

Expected Behavior:

Game runs smoothly with good performance with no visible issues

Actual Behavior:

Frame rate drops low causing low performance, flickering observed during low frame rates

Additional Observations:

Threads with related issue:

Skyrim has forced double buffered V Sync and can only be disabled with the .ini files
To Disable V Sync: C:\Users"User"\Documents\My Games\Skyrim Special Edition\Skyrimprefs.ini and edit iVSyncPresentInterval=1 to 0
1440p has improved frame rate, anything lower than 1080p will lock FPS with V Sync on
Able to reproduce on i7 6700K and i5 3670K system, Sapphire RX 480, Reference RX 480, and Reference Fiji Nano


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Posted byi5 3570K + GTX 660 Ti (& HD 7950) --> 1070 Soon, 1080 Ti later?4 days ago
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Via the AMD website:

Support For

  • F1™ 2018
    • Up to 3% faster performance in F1 2018 using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 at 2560x1440 (1440p).RS-249
  • Fortnite
    • Up to 5% faster performance in Fortnite using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 at 1920x1080 (1080p).RS-250
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider™
    • Up to 4% faster performance in Shadow of the Tomb Raider using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 at 2560x1440 (1440p).RS-251
  • Star Control®: Origins
    • Up to 17% faster performance in Star Control: Origins using Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2 at 3840x2160 (4K).RS-252

Fixed Issues

  • Star Control®: Origins may experience particle corruption on some cloud textures

Known Issues

  • Some AMD Ryzen™ Desktop Processors with Radeon™ Vega Graphics system configurations may experience a black screen during installation downgrade to a previous Radeon Software version. A recommended workaround is to perform a clean install during Radeon Software installation.
  • Radeon RX Vega Series graphics products may experience elevated memory clocks during system idle.
  • System configurations with 16+ CPU cores may experience a random system reboot during installation when upgrading Radeon Software from a version older than RSAE 18.8.1. A clean installation is recommended when performing this Radeon Software upgrade.

Footnotes

  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of September 18th, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX Vega 64, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700k CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With ultra high preset settings on F1 2018 at 2560x1440, Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 87.0 FPS with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2, whereas the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 90.0 FPS with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2. Comparing software versions, Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 has 3% faster performance in F1 2018. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-249
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of September 18th, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX Vega 64, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700k CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With epic preset settings on Fortnite at 1920x1080, Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 111.4 FPS with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2, whereas the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 116.5 FPS with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2. Comparing software versions, Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 has 5% faster performance in Fortnite. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-250
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of September 18th, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX Vega 64, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700k CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With highest preset settings on Shadow of the Tomb Raider using DirectX®12 at 2560x1440, Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 64.7 FPS with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2, whereas the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 67.2 FPS with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2. Comparing software versions, Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 has 4% faster performance in Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-251
  • Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of September 18th, 2018 on the 8GB Radeon™ RX Vega 64, on a test system comprising of Intel i7 7700k CPU (4.2 GHz), 16GB DDR4-3000 Mhz system memory, and Windows 10 x64. PC manufacturers may vary configurations, yielding different results. With great preset setting on Star Control: Origins at 3840x2160, Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 50.7 FPS with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2, whereas the Radeon™ RX Vega 64 scored 59.5 FPS with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2. Comparing software versions, Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 has 17% faster performance in Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Performance may vary based on use of latest drivers. RS-252

Package Contents

The Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 Driver Version 18.30.17.05 (Windows Driver Store Version 24.20.13017.5001)

The Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.9.2 installation package can be downloaded from the following links:

Installing Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition

For detailed instructions on how to correctly uninstall or install Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition, please refer to the following support resources:

...

AMD Issue Reporting Form

This driver release incorporates suggestions received through the AMD Issue Reporting Form. To provide us with your feedback, visit the AMD Issue Reporting Form.​

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Posted by280X 1100/1300MHz/1.3V,i7 3770K/4.0GHz/1.1V, P8P67 B3 DEAD NOW4 hours ago
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I've been running a Phenom II system for about 8 years and TBH, I really didn't need to ditch it but I was due for an upgrade. Initially I've been eyeing a TR setup but the prices for RAM, the CPU itself and of course GPU's, held me back. And as much as I wanted a TR based system, I really couldn't justify the horsepower it brought even though I could afford it. My use case is somewhat minimal. I kept a spreadsheet of components I wanted to buy and the prices. No real downward movement unfortunately. I was going to soldier on with the Phenom II and just upgrade from my R270 but the VEGA and RX580 prices were still too high. I got wind of a sale on the HP Pavilion 690-0029 which came with an 8GB RX580, did the math and though it was a good deal.

Sure the 2700x is the better choice but I'm not into overclocking and don't run the latest and greatest games. This new system seems to run a lot quicker and so far it barely breaks a sweat on my workloads. A bonus is the CPU uses less power too. The few games I play dont tax the CPU or GPU all that much where on the Phenom II/R270 it was a bit high on utilization. The only downside is that I give up my kick ass case. I'll probably sell the CPU/RAM/GPU/Mobo combo and keep an eye out for future TR sales and ram pricing.

The only downside with the new system is Windows 10. It does look good and performs well, but the constant updates and lack of privacy worries me. Can Windows 7 be installed on Ryzen systems easily? I hear that slipstreamed installs work. Failing that, any suggestions on which Linux works well on Ryzen? I'm thinking of doing the switch once and for all given my dislike of Windows 10. I'll just make a VM of my old Phenom system(Win7). I'm sure it will run nicely on the R2700. :)

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Just a recap.. a couple of weeks ago I got myself a Sapphire nitro + Vega 56 :D. And it rocks :) but it killed my PSU, after I got a new one it turned out my old Mobo has some bios problems working with Vega under win 10.. So it could only run win 7 on the board. And it gave me an excuse to order a ryzen 5 2600x and aorus gaming 7 wifi board and Patriot viper rgb ddr4 3000 ram.

I have a P55a-ud3r gigabyte Mobo, 16gb ddr3 hyperx ram and a xeon x3470 cpu.

Can't wait to get the parts and start assembly :)

So what to do first :) any tips? And do I need a cooler or is the wraith one good? As this is my first mayor upgrade in years :)

Edit: spelling and wrong Mobo :)

P.s. an appeal to all 2600x owners and gaming 7 owners:

How do you like it, how did you oc it, what was your "aHa" moment :)

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If i remember correctly R9 FURY X was faster than a 480 for a big margin, so what has happened? game programming has taken advantage of the feature on GCN4 or they dont fully use AMD Fury X shaders completely? notice it is 1080p https://imgur.com/a/PAyTftV

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Posted byAMD FX-8370@4.7 / ASRock 970A-G3.1 / RX-480 G152 minutes ago
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Disclaimer: Never done OCing before - want to try it out.

The amount of information out there is, frankly, overwhelming. I'm looking to marginally increase the performance of my R5 1600 with the stock cooler using an Asus Prime B350-Plus mobo. I've read that 3.7-3.8Ghz is a realistic target.

Given that there is an AMD-endorsed software overclocking solution, why shouldn't I just use that?

Thanks!

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is the Taichi Ultimate the only one?

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Posted byR5 1600 VEGA 64 LE | LENOVO E58511 hours ago

Title basically. Its no secret that ryzen laptops have terrible battery life compared to their intel counter parts, especially with their idle power consumption and even during workloads the intel system still wins in power consumption. This is made worse with the fact that intel systems can undervolt with intel xtu, there is ryzen master for ryzen so why aint amd releasing it considering how much undervolting headroom ryzen has?

Also please amd stop throwing the responsibility to oems to provide driver support, till this day the highest possible official driver for any ryzen laptop is 17.7.1. It is almost 2019 and we havent receive one update past that, users are forced to update drivers manually which has other issues associated with it i.e. hdmi not working, stuck with 1080p in certain games, screen flickering after changing resolutions.

Please amd, support ryzen mobile and make it a more appealing product to people so oems may actually finally advertise your laptops, till this day i haven't seen one marketing campaign for a ryzen laptop while i have seen countless intel offerings.

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Posted byR7 2700+nitro+rx 580 8GB+msi b450i ac+team dark pro 3200mhz cl142 hours ago

What’s a decent 24’ freesync monitor that is 1440p

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Posted byVega 56 @1590 core/930 hbm 1.06v/stock + 1700x @3.8 1.3125v8 hours ago

So I have an asrock x370 killer sli (non ac rev 1.05 or so without llc). Since the latest bios update I've encountered some instabilities, normally my cpu would run well at 1.2675 vcore and +65mv offset, now I had to crank it up to 1.275 and under load (OCCT test + linpack and p95 v26.6) it drops to 1.28v, which seems stable for now. Also with the new bios, I got control over a new voltage setting called "CPU SoC", from my understanding SoC means System on Chip and it's the voltage for everything else besides the core on a ryzen die. In order to ensure stability for my system, I set the voltage to 1.1v, I read oniline this should be a save voltage (1.0 - 1.2v). Now to my question, before I had access to this voltage (which might help me get higher ram clocks), I only had access to the VDDCR_SOC, which is an offset setting, thus I assumed it was the SoC voltage, but now I'm not so sure. Any changes I do to the CPU SoC dont translate to the VDDCR_SOC voltage sensore. Could you guys tell me what this settings actually are? I couldnt find any meaningful infos on the web. Also to add to that, does this board have a vrm temp sensor?

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Posted byR7 1700 @ 3.9ghz | Red devil Rx 480 8GB2 hours ago

As title says i cannot get it to display correct usage. It either does 99% or it bounces randomly all over then place from 0%-99% when GPU isnt at full usage. Any way to fix this? I also have issue sometimes where it says im using 16GB of VRAM on my Rx 480 which isnt possible either

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Hi this might be a super dumb question, but I recently got a used (hopefully) lightly mined rx580 (msi armor). It doesn't have a backplate so I'm wondering if it's safe to mount in my mobo. I cant see any warping but I'm wondering if generally it's not best practice to mount the GPU straight up.

Also, if anyone knows, this paired with a 2200g, would my apu be bottlenecking when playing csgo? TIA fam

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