Topic Title: Flickering/freezing games after 13.4 update
Topic Summary: Upgraded from 13.1 to 13.4 drivers following AMD guide, now some games flicker/freeze
Created On: 05/25/2013 12:02 PM
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Adragalus
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Graphics Card
-HD7970M, no overclocking or alternation

AMD Catalyst Driver Version, and Driver History
-currently using 13.4, most recent previous were 13.1 and 13.2 Beta

Operating System
-Windows 7 Home SP 1

Issue Details
-when started, some games will display extremely rapid flickering while publisher intros etc. display. Menu will load while flickering and then freeze, flickering continues. This is only experienced with some games

-previously displayed images seem to "stick" to the screen, there will be layers of developer logos, environments, menu items etc. all displayed under the current view
- games affected appear to be totally random.

-drivers were updated by removing via Catalyst Install Manager, sweeping with DriverSweeper from safe mode, then installing 13.4 updated drivers with AMD Autodetect, rebooting after each step

Motherboard or System Make & Model
-Clevo/Sager P150EM

Applications and Games
-Skyrim: affected, graphics settings make no difference, installed before via Steam, freezes and flickers, patch 1.9

-Crysis 3: not affected, installed before via Origin, latest patch

-Borderlands 2: affected, installed before via Steam, plays but flickers, latest patch

-Crysis 2: affected, installed before via disk, freezes and flickers, latest patch

-Arkham City: not affected, installed before via Origin, latest patch

-XCOM: affected, installed both before and after via disk, freezes and flickers, update 3

-Star Trek Online: not affected, installed after via Steam, latest update

-Dead Space: affected, installed after via disk, freezes and flickers

-Metro Last Light: not affected, installed after via disk

-EVE Online: not affected, installed before via Steam, Retribution 1.2.5

-The Witcher: not affected, installed before via disk, Enhanced Edition update

-Witcher 2: not affected, installed before via GOG, unhanced edition update

-Deus Ex HR: not affected, installed before via Steam, version 1.4.651 

-Battlefield 3: not affected, installed before via Origin, latest version

-Civilization IV: affected, installed before via disk, patch 2

-Civilization V: not affected, installed before via Steam, latest version

CPU Details
- Intel i7 3610QM, no overclocking or alteration

Motherboard BIOS Version
- Sager BIOS 4.06.05, installed by manufacturer

System Memory Type & Amount
- 12 GB DDR3 RAM

Additional Details
- Multiple passes of AVG 2013, no viruses or malware found or removed
- Memchk and Dskchk performed previously, no issues found

-No alterations to hardware or system software

-drivers installed using guide on AMD site.

-will update with additional games

-please let me know if you need any more information



Edited: 05/25/2013 at 12:23 PM by Adragalus
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