Topic Title: [SOLVED] A10-7700k fullscreen not working for games + other game issues
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Created On: 04/16/2014 10:45 AM
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Graphics Card

- N/A

AMD Catalyst Driver Version, and Driver History
- 13.5 (cat 14.3)

Operating System
- Win 8.1 x64

Issue Details
- Try to set game mode to fullscreen with otherwise default graphics values (usually medium ranges with v-sync and some post-processing)

- Set resolution to 1080p

Motherboard or System Make & Model

Power Supply

Rosewill TACHYON-550 550W Continuous @ 50°C, Intel Haswell Ready, 80 PLUS PLATINUM, ATX12V v2.31 & EPS12V v2.92, SLI/CrossFire Ready, Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Display Device(s) and Connection(s) Used
- Single direct HDMI from motherboard to 1080p HDTV (this is the problem, cant handle 1080p)

Applications and Games

- Latest Warframe - fullscreen results in frozen/blackscreen game - have to force close | works fine borderless fullscreen (see update2 below)

- Latest Battlefield 4 - fullscreen results in frozen/blackscreen game - have to force close | works fine borderless fullscreen | mantle or dx11 (see update2 below)

- Latest Batman Origins - fullscreen does work but sound randomly chirps out, first boss model flickery and often disapears altogether | pausing and unpausing seems to regain audio (see update2 below)

- VLC fullscreen plays 1080p video flawlessly

- Steam BigPicture works flawlessly fullscreen

- Metal Gear Rising - couldn't fullscreen at 1080p, could at 1360x768

- Goat Simulator - couldn't fullscreen at 1080p, could at 1360x768

CPU Details
A10-7700k stock

Motherboard BIOS Version
- Latest

System Memory Type & Amount
- 2x4GB 2133 DDR3

Additional Hardware
- 1 SSD for OS/software

- 1 HDD for games

Additional Details
- Fresh install, stock antivirus, good cautious habits


Update: newer beta driver has no effect on the problems listed above

Update2: switched from 1920x1080 to 1360x768 (tvs preferred resolution + slightly larger than 720p) resulted in better performance accross the board, batman arkham origins didn't have dissapearing models or audio glitches. Warframe & battlefield 4 could both be put into fullscreen mode. Looks like this thing just cant handle high resolutions for games.


It would be one thing if I had to greatly reduce the settings for 1080p fullscreen but to be for the most part unable to actually activate that mode or have to deal with model/audio issues is not right. Hopefully future drivers will rectify this problem.

Edited: 09/08/2014 at 02:46 PM by Xen0sys
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