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Best order to install software on PC?

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Hi all,
I've been having some random crashes which seem to be driver based (RX5700XT on older games).
Is there a best practice for the order in which software, drivers and firmware etc are installed?
I'm thinking of going Windows 11, currently on 10.
Any help or advice would be great.



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What processor? I have seen some machines with 5 series AMD cards, and AMD processors, have some variety of conflict, that leads to a hard crash. Theoretically, AMD fixed it with a driver update, but, some I have played with, it just didn't matter, and the only solution was to change the vid card, or the proc.




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Do you get any errors code or error messages at all from those crashes? I also run 5700XT but don't encounter that much issues on old games. I was just done playing Fallout 3, Fallout New Vegas and tested Vampire The Masquerade with no issues. Perhaps using DDU will help isolate if its a GPU driver problem. 

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DDU Guide from JayzTwoCents(if its your first time)

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