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This article provides information about Error 174 when running the AMD Installer on a system configuration which includes an unsupported AMD graphics card.

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Possible Cause

The AMD Installer is designed to support systems configured with GCN based graphics cards.  It appears that your system includes one of the following products which is not based on GCN Architecture:

AMD Radeon™ R5 235XAMD Radeon™ HD 8350 Series
AMD Radeon™ R5 235AMD Radeon™ HD 8000 ( D/G variants)
AMD Radeon™ R5 230AMD Radeon™ HD 7600 Series & below
AMD Radeon™ R5 220AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series
AMD Radeon™ HD 8470AMD Radeon™ HD 5000 Series


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The products listed above have been moved to a legacy support model and no additional driver releases are planned.

The final Beta driver for these products was AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.2.1 and the final WHQL driver was AMD Catalyst Software Suite 15.7.1.  Both driver versions for supported Operating Systems can be downloaded from the links below:


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