Error 175 – AMD Installer Cannot Continue Due to Unsupported AMD Graphics Hardware

Article Number: GPU-KB175

This article provides information about Error 175 when running the AMD Installer on a system with an unsupported AMD graphics card.

The contents of the article is organized into the following sections:

    • Possible Cause
    • Solution

Possible Cause

The AMD Installer is designed to support GCN based graphics cards.  The following graphics hardware are 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

 

Solution

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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