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R9 290/290x Black screen Fix

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dont grill me i just want to help because nothing helped me

i got a 290 and it suffers bad from cold boot win 8.1 .... fastboot = blackscreen hard reset and all is good
however later down the line random black screen

work around 1

disable fastboot
turn off sleep
make sure the display never turns off even briefly triggers the random black screen .... trust me 3 months ive had this card
thats it .... this applys to windows 7 dont let the display lose contact with the card or you get black screen sometime later

workaround 2

my ram was dual channel i think im no wizz 8gb ripjaw gskill 2133mhz 2x4

switch your ram to single channel ... side by side
and all blackscreens are gone without tweaking any power settings easy fix driver tweak/new bios should fix it

see i was doing clean installs win 7/8.8.1 and default power settings are
turn off display 15 min
put the computer to sleep after 30 mins
and fastboot is enabled default win 8/8.1

imidiatley you gonna be hit with black screen issue s


i know this will help some ppl out running your cards stock
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Will try this
 
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Gsvlip Dudyrm
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Oda'maksv
(9 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3770k @ 4.5 1.312 load Zotac Z77 ITX Wifi GTX 1070 Gaming 2126/2249 w/ Hybrid cooler TridentX 16GB 2400MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB Seagate 2TB H105 EVGA Hybrid GPU cooler 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Asus MG279Q - 24" 144Hz 1080p Filco Majestic II w/ Cherry Reds Seasonic X 760W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Bitfelix Prodigy Logitech G400 Razer Goliath AKG A701 
AudioAudio
JDS Labs Objective 2 JDS Labs ODAC 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 750 3.99 (190x21) 1.376v Load ASUS P7P55d-E Pro GTX 670 FTW <- Poor overclocker :( 8GB (4x2GB) G.Skill DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
Samsung 830 Evo 128GB 2x 2TB  Some DVD drive OSX 10.10.4 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
Asus 1080P Crap TX 750 HAF 922 G400s 
Mouse PadOther
Apple Keyboard Xbox One controler 
CPURAMHard DriveHard Drive
C2D 2,26GHz under volted @ .978v 8GB  Crucial M4 64GB SSD 500GB Scorpio Black 
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