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#1 RagWing1505

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Posted 03 June 2019 - 05:07

     I have a Cyberpower 6300 6-core CPU (I know, it sucks) w/ AMD RX560 graphics card... My question is- Can I run a more recent graphics driver package (currently Crimson ReLive 17.11.1) and still play RoF? My card keeps trying to "upgrade", although I have turned off notifications, to Adrenaline (which won't work). Sometimes, during gameplay, my CPU reboots to default settings (graphics card, as well), due to "system failure"... In Global Wattman, I reset the fan to 2758 min. (electronics don't like heat or dust)

, bottom-line voltage to +5 or +6. I tried changing other settings to "manual" or "dynamic", but the card "crashed" more often (during play, temps go to 36-38deg.C w/ current settings, but still "crashes" occasionally). Any bits of wisdom or tech-clarity would be greatly appreciated... Thanks in advance! (Oh- In the systembios, I also increased case & power supply fan speeds 72-75%)


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#2 Zooropa_Fly

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Posted 04 June 2019 - 09:36

I'm no expert, but check if your graphics card fan is still working if you haven't already.

Mine packed in once and was causing machine re-starts.

 

Other than that I eventually replaced my AMD machine with an INTEL one, and sims certainly run better now.

 

Good luck S!


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#3 Dutch2

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Posted 04 June 2019 - 16:32

Try this:
Download https://www.guru3d.c...r-download.html
First remove nvidia, then intel, do not restart and at last the AMD driver, now it is time to restart.
Let Windows update install your AMD drivers.

Play RoF again, you may need to tweak your settings, see if you have some improvement.
Remember your RX460 is a low performer, so disable Super Sampling, Ingame resolution=monitor resulution.
Also experiment with windows mode & Vsync on/off, reflections/shadows to lowest or disabled.

Good luck and let us know the results, if still accour then please publish a printscreen of your AMD and RoF settings.

edit: buy an €5,- spraycan with compressed air and clead out the PSU/Vcard/CPUcooler
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#4 RagWing1505

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 04:45

I'm no expert, but check if your graphics card fan is still working if you haven't already.

Mine packed in once and was causing machine re-starts.

 

Other than that I eventually replaced my AMD machine with an INTEL one, and sims certainly run better now.

 

Good luck S!

Thanks for the reply, Zooropa_Fly, Yes, it's still working well (I clean the card & chassis w/ air often, as well).   S!


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#5 RagWing1505

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 04:53

Try this:
Download https://www.guru3d.c...r-download.html
First remove nvidia, then intel, do not restart and at last the AMD driver, now it is time to restart.
Let Windows update install your AMD drivers.

Play RoF again, you may need to tweak your settings, see if you have some improvement.
Remember your RX460 is a low performer, so disable Super Sampling, Ingame resolution=monitor resulution.
Also experiment with windows mode & Vsync on/off, reflections/shadows to lowest or disabled.

Good luck and let us know the results, if still accour then please publish a printscreen of your AMD and RoF settings.

edit: buy an €5,- spraycan with compressed air and clead out the PSU/Vcard/CPUcooler

Thanks for the reply & download link, Dutch2; I've reduced about all the graphics settings (low or medium) & frame rate (80fps), I'll try the Vsync, reflections/shadows settings as well... I keep a couple of cans of air nearby & dust/clean often. Once I figure out how to post printscreen  settings here, I'll make them available.   S!


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#6 Dutch2

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Posted 05 June 2019 - 15:55

Thanks for the reply & download link, Dutch2; I've reduced about all the graphics settings (low or medium) & frame rate (80fps), I'll try the Vsync, reflections/shadows settings as well... I keep a couple of cans of air nearby & dust/clean often. Once I figure out how to post printscreen  settings here, I'll make them available.   S!


Great, but did you delete all the Video drivers, it could be faulty or double drivers?
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#7 RagWing1505

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 04:41

Great, but did you delete all the Video drivers, it could be faulty or double drivers?

No, Dutch2, I'm having troubles w/ opening zipfiles… I did find A LOT of Nvidia drivers installed (Via Obduction)- will deleting them & allowing Windows to re-install drivers still allow this (Obduction) program to function? Just curious...   S!


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#8 Dutch2

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Posted 11 June 2019 - 11:40

No, Dutch2, I'm having troubles w/ opening zipfiles… I did find A LOT of Nvidia drivers installed (Via Obduction)- will deleting them & allowing Windows to re-install drivers still allow this (Obduction) program to function? Just curious...   S!


Download one of these free/try alternatives
https://www.7-zip.org/
https://www.rarlab.com/download.htm
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