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AMD Crimson Drivers Causing Overheating Issues

Category: Video Cards
Posted: 05:24PM
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AMD released its latest graphics drivers, with a name change from Catalyst to Crimson, early last week. A week later, there is some not so good news about the drivers. Users are reporting a bug where the drivers set the fans on the card to 20% of the maximum speed and locks the speed even when GPU usage rises. Some cards are experiencing temperatures up to 90° C, resulting in degraded performance "due to thermal throttling, graphical glitches and crashes, and some users are reporting permanent hardware damage." AMD is planning to introduce a hot fix for the issue today so be on the lookout if you have upgraded to the Crimson drivers.

Source: Ars Technica



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