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Doom 2016 PC Crash


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Jan 26, 2020
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Before on my older PC, my Graphics Card was a Radeon RX 558 which could barely even run the game and it felt like it was in slow motion the entire time but it never crashed just ran poorly. I upgraded to a Radeon RX Vega which made the game run extremely smooth but the problem is every 5 min while ingame it would crash and restart my PC, the entire screen will go all purple and pixelated for about 3 seconds then the computer restarts. This used to happen with other games like Battlefield 4 but i was able to change the settings in AMD which was the power limit option to 50 which fixed those games but DOOM i can't seem to find a fix.

Keep in mind i've got 0% knowledge in computers and barely understand what most of it does as all i used to do was buy a new PC or graphics card then no problems ever again but ever since i got the RX Vega this play for 5 min or less then purple screen/pixel problem which restarts my PC came along. This only seems to happen with high performance games like DOOM and Resident Evil 2 remake and also anytime i use my VR, any help would be appreciated and i'll try answer any questions as best i can.

I was able to play in 800x600 resolution, windowed and with settings all set to low, with that test i was able to complete The UAC,Resource Operations, Foundry, Argent Facility, Argent Energy Tower and Kadingir Sanctum in one playthough without a single crash so the problem seems to occur when the resolution is higher, fullscreen and settings all high but still unsure if it maybe my fans are not working properly or turned on so during high performance it'll crash and restart, i'm really not sure.


Operating System: Windows 10 home 64-bit

CPU: Intel Core i5 @ 3.00GHz
Coffee Lake 14nm Technology

RAM: 8.00GB Single-Channel Unknown @ 1199MHz (16-16-16-39)

Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. Z370 HD3-CF (U3E1)

Graphics: G246HL (1920x1080@59Hz)
8176MB ATI Radeon RX Vega (ASUStek Computer Inc)

Storage: 223GB KINGSTON SA400S37240G (SATA-2 (SSD))
931GB Seagate ST1000DM010-2EP102 (SATA )
Nov 3, 2013
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Tokyo, Ota
Processor i5 - 7300HQ
Memory 8GB DDR4
Video Card(s) 1060 6GB
Storage 180GB m.2 SATA | 250GB 850Evo SATA
Display(s) FHD 15" Gsync IPS + Acer H243H
Mouse Rival 300 with Omron main switches.
Keyboard Apex m500 (mx red)
Seems like a power issue. What's your power supply make and model?


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Mar 26, 2014
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Motherboard MSI Z97 MPower // S2600IP4
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Memory G.Skill Ripjaws 4x8GB // 16x4GB ECC
Video Card(s) MSI GTX1080 Ti Gaming X // MSI GTX 750
Storage 250GB NVME boot + 5 HDDs // 2x 240GB SSD + 700GB HDD
Display(s) LG 34UB88-P + 2x AOC 2425W
Case Nanoxia Deep Silence 6 // Big metal box
Audio Device(s) SteelSeries Arctis 5 // None
Power Supply Rosewill Fortress 750w // Rosewill 1000w
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Keyboard G.Skill KM780 RGB (Brown switches)
Software Windows 10 Professional // Windows 10 Professional
Benchmark Scores Trips the breaker
I'd try lowering the memory clock slightly if you're able to.

Also getting a matches pair of ram sticks would help performance once you get your GPU issue fixed.
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Processor i9 9900k
Motherboard Gigabyte Z390 arous master
Cooling corsair h150i
Memory 4x8 3200mhz corsair
Video Card(s) Asus Strix GTX 1070ti
Storage 500gb Samsung 970 Evo PLus
Display(s) MSi MAG341CQ
Case Lian Li Pc-011 Dynamic
Audio Device(s) onboard :(
Power Supply 850w Seasonic Focus Platinum
Mouse Logitech G403
Keyboard Logitech G110
i'd get rid of that single stick of ram and get a 2x ram, more performance could be had