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PC freezes and makes a buzzing sound after new GPU when playing games.

About a week ago i switched my r7 250 for a r9 380x and everything seemed to work just fine.
However when playing games that need more power for example Dark Souls 3 my PC can run it for about 2 hours. Then after 2 hours the fans in my PC suddenly start to make a lot of noise and then after about 30 seconds my game freezes and makes a buzzing sound from my speakers and I have to manually reset my PC.

I have checked my tempretures of my cpu gpu and motherboard and none of those are too high.
Furthermore on the internet i read that it might be a driver issue so i runned CMD and then entered the command sfc /scannow. CMD managed to find corrupt drivers. So I repaired my windows 10 and afterwards CMD sfc/ scannow no longer found corrupt drivers. However the crash still happens after playing games for a while. I have read it could be a PSU issue or perhaps somewhere my drivers are still messed up.

Probably worth mentioning as well that neither my GPU or CPU are overclocked.

Specs
CPU---A10-7870K
GPU--- Gigabyte R9 380X
Motherboard--- A68HM GRENADE
PSU--- Coolermaster B700 V2 700W

I dont really remember my other specs but I dont think it is relevant if it is however be sure to ask me and i will search for it.
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  1. What are your actual temps? Might want to run DDU and try a clean driver install for your GPU. Any BIOS updates for your board available?
  2. 1LiquidPC said:
    What are your actual temps? Might want to run DDU and try a clean driver install for your GPU. Any BIOS updates for your board available?

    Sorry for late reply.
    Anyway my gpu temps are around 65-70 when playing games like dark souls 3 and about 40 when idle.
    CPU has the same result it being about 60 when playing dark souls 3 degrees and 40 when idle.
    I will try to run DDU tommorow and will post the results as well.
    I am kind of afraid to update my motherboard's BIOS after having done it before and ending up with a broken motherboard.
    Ty for the reply
  3. 1LiquidPC said:
    What are your actual temps? Might want to run DDU and try a clean driver install for your GPU. Any BIOS updates for your board available?


    Okay so I ran DDU and installed clean drivers for my GPU but unfortunatelly it did not fix my issue.
    However I was wondering considering i have an APU, might the problem be that I have an integrated graphics card in my CPU while also having the R9 380X in my PC.
    Should I disable the integrated GPU from my APU?
  4. Best answer
    Your APU graphics should be disabled when you've installed a discrete GPU and connected video cables to it. You mentioned installing drivers again after DDU, are they a different version? Next suspect would still be OS corruption since sfc found errors earlier. May want to scan your OS drive, smart test, ect.
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