Forum discussion tagged with amd.
  1. arun112

    Question Reinstall chipset drivers when using DDU?

    Hi! I want to switch from my nvidia gpu to an amd gpu. I looked a bit into this and saw that I have to use DDU. So i saw some videos, and one said that I also need to reinstall the chipsetdrivers for my amd cpu. Do I really need to do that? And I also saw that every video uses other settings for...
  2. inicio015

    Question freesync premium and range from 48 to 144, doubt

    I have a monitor that has 2 freesync options Basic = 60 - 144 Extended = 48 - 144 I wanted to know what these ranges mean and which one is better to use.
  3. C

    Question VGA light on motherboard and no post. Switch from NVIDIA to AMD gpu.

    Hi everyone, System specs : CPU : i5 10400 GPU : switched from GTX 1060 3GB to rx 6600 8GB MOBO : Gigabytye Aorus B560M ELITE PSU : switch from a random 500w old PSU to 550W MSI PSU Ram : 16gb 2x8 Corsair vengeance pro rgb 3600mhz I decided to switch from my old GTX 1060 3GB to a new RX 6600...
  4. H

    Question AMD Ryzen 7900X igpu black screen problem

    I built my new rig 3 days ago and I'm having a problem I can't figure out the source of. AMD Ryzen 9 7900X IGPU of the CPU ASUS ROG STRIX B650E-F Kingston FURY Beast DDR5 32GB (2x16GB) 5200MT/s DDR5 CL36 DIMM Monitor: Asus MG278Q After a cold start into the Windows 11, I started getting black...
  5. MrClaw74

    Question CPU that fits my build, ram and mobo recommendations

    Current Specs: Mobo: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 (rev. 5.0) GPU: MSI GeForce RTX 2080 Ti VENTUS GP (New to me) CPU: amd fx-6300 RAM: kingston 3 x 8gb PSU: Corair RM750e (New) OS: Windows 11 Location : Australia I am ready to upgrade my CPU, RAM and MOBO after upgrading my GPU and PSU not that long...
  6. A

    Question I have r9 290x that seems to be giving errors from the vBIOS possibly corrupted, can I simply switch the bios and see if that one works?

    Or will having one corrupted vbios means I could damage the other? View: gpu z giving me 0 mhz clock speed and memory , i think i will try to flash with this one should i try to use other...
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    Question GPU turning off randomly, PC on iGPU running fine

    (Specs at the bottom) Edit: Today, my monitor lost signal to the PC when it was connected to the motherboard/iGPU and the discrete GPU was disconnected. Thinking about RMAing the motherboard. My PC is about 40 days old, this problem has been occurring for the past 30. My GPU turns off...
  8. Dragonia

    Question "Out of range" error on second display after changing gpus.

    Hello! I have recently upgraded from a 1050Ti to a RX 7800XT. I have two displays - my primary is a 165hz curved msi panel and the other one is my graphics tablet - huion kamvas 20, which ontop of drawing i use for having apps on the side while gaming, obviously. My primary display has no...
  9. Kallus

    Question Problem with my CPU?

    Hello guys, I'm making this post because I have some problems with my new build, I had an intel system for the past 8 years and I decided to go with AMD this time, I went to the AM4 platform with a 5800x and tried to follow some steps from various videos on youtube to undervolt it because it was...
  10. mrmaruniversal

    Question 7900 XTX High idle power

    Bought a 7900 XTX, works great. I know there are some bugs with the 100W power draw just at idle with the vram being maxed out. I have 2 1080p monitors and 1 1440p 1440p - OMEN 27i IPS 165Hz (display port) 1080p - Odyssey G40B 240Hz (display port) Acer S271HL 75Hz (hdmi) I have heard these...
  11. lillozzer68

    Question Looking to upgrade.

    I’m looking to upgrade my CPU I’m thinking of getting a Ryzen 7 5800x And possibly getting a new cooler since I had this one for quite awhile. I’m thinking of getting a NZXT kraken elite. CPU - AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 3.8 GHz 6-Core Processor Motherboard - Gigabyte X570 AORUS ULTRA ATX AM4...
  12. Ben_P

    Question Ryzen 5600 Asus B550-F build added another identical RAM kit and the 4th is acting like a ghost? HELPPPP CPUZ is showing 2x64 bit instead of Dual????

    Specs Asus B550-F Gaming Wifi II Ryzen 5600 H100X AIO Cooler 240 Corsair Vengeance RT RGB 32GB 4x same ID CMxxx except W for white as the new kit is white. Okay so built this system then added an extra 2x8GB of same RAM but white. All smooth at first, went into BIOS and the DOCP had set...
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    Question Toshiba L755D-128 and Connexant 20587 11-Z

    After 2 decades of reading the questions of others in the hopes of getting my answer this is my very first thread/post. I had a Toshiba L755D-128 Laptop from around 2012. I dug it out and I found it to be like Win98 type slow and the only media I tested was youtube which was constantly glitchy...
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    Hi, I'm getting a WHEA BSOD. If someone can tell me how I can upload my .dmp file, I will upload it here and would anyone be ok to go over it incase I have missed something? So far I've updated the chipset, and CPU drivers but still getting BSOD. Thanks !
  15. Hooley

    Question Vastarmor RX 6600 - - - - installed AMD drivers create visual artifacts on screen ?

    Heyo, here's a fun little puzzle. I have bought a broken Vastarmor RX 6600 Starry Sky. Seller claimed that he tried to reflash this GPU with a Sapphire BIOS, which led to artifacts starting to appear on the screen. He tried to flash it back on to the original BIOS from the BIOS database but...
  16. Zii

    Question Windows 10 update bricked my system ?

    I usually like to supervise my PC while it does an update, but I only update a few times a year. My system is also a server and needs to be online pretty much 24/7. This latest update happened while I was away for a D&D game (Thursday night, Feb 1st) . Had tons of stuff open that clearly didn't...
  17. X

    Question I recently bought an AMD RX 6600 GPU and installed it properly. After this, my PC suffers the moment the GPU goes 100%. Any solution on how to fix?

    As the title suggests, I have recently upgraded to an RX 6600 GPU from a GTX 1050Ti 4GB. The moment I did however, I have recently gotten situations where, in the Task Manager whenever my GPU reaches 100%, it will decide to suddenly make my PC slow into a crawl. Any solutions on how to at least...
  18. fudgybear

    Question PC randomly shuts down under heavy load. What could be the issue?

    PC specs: Cooler Master GX 850 Asus RoG X570-f Ryzen 7 5800x RoG Ryujin II 360 RTX 3060 Ti 1 x 2 Tb Nvme 2 x 3 TB Seagate HDD 2 x 1 TB WD HDD Recently, it had been randomly shutting down, and on a random day, a transformer on an electric post blew up in our neighborhood causing a blackout. The...
  19. S

    Build Advice New water cooled built using stored parts from old built.

    I have so many parts stored that cost wise was a not brainer. So, i decide to build a smaller water cooled than the ones i already did, trying to use all the parts i have and only buying necessary ones and trying to make it different (for good or worst) I'm building with an old case i always...
  20. A

    Question GPU Utilization is wrong at all software, but right on Windows Task Manager

    Hello, i have this weird issue. Before i'm using Intel and Nvidia GPU and everything seems right about metrics meter with Riva Tuner and MSI Afterburner However after moving to full AMD CPU & GPU, and reinstalled Windows 11 as well, the metrics meter was showing wrong usage. For example, GPU...
  21. ljayyy124

    Question GPU blacks out after boot up

    PC black screen after boot video showing debug leds I have a custom pc with RTX 3060 (bought yesterday) MSI MPG B550 (bought early january) 16GB DDR4 OLOY RAM (2 years old came with prebuilt) thermal take 600w(also 2 yrs old) 9 fans all connected to one hub AMD RYZEN7 3600X (bought used mid...
  22. V

    Question Looking for advice to configure BIOS / Graphics settings for optimal performance when using Adobe Programs

    I'm fairly limited in my knowledge regarding the BIOS configurations, hardware, and the relationship between how internal and dedicated graphics cards are utilized and really appreciate any knowledge / further explanation of what's important or what is going over my head. I recently upgraded to...
  23. universalrule

    Question AMD or intel for AI video generation?

    I'm going to buy a new desktop for AI video generation. I decided the graphic card as RTX3060 12GB and the left one is CPU. Here are the ones I'm going to pick: 1) AMD Ryzen 5 (4th gen)(Vermeer), 5600 (3.5GHz), hexa core : $747 (whole system) 2) Intel i5-12400F (2.5GHz)(Alder Lake), hexa core...
  24. S

    Question Lag spikes after GPU upgrade

    Hi , i recently bought RX 6600 Sapphire pulse brand new upgrading from RX 470 4 gigs And now i'm having higher fps but lag spikes with games i've had no problems with before the upgrade I did clean install of the GPU drivers and all that . My specs are MSI B450M-A PRO MAX AMD Ryzen 5 3600X...
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    Question SOLVED: Upgrading my rig. Is this a good set up? Thanks.

    Finally switching from Intel to AMD. Is there anything worrisome in this set up? I am mainly concerned about any potential space issues with the cooler and the RAM Cheers. Component Selection CPU AMD Ryzen 9 7950X 4.5 GHz 16-Core Processor CPU Cooler Noctua NH-U12S 55 CFM CPU Cooler...
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    Question I can't toggle-on video upscaling in AMD Adrenalin software ?

    Hi, my GPU is an RX 7800 XT, and the OS is Windows 10 Pro (up to date), I clean installed AMD driver 24.1.1 using DDU, but I can't toggle-on video upscaling in the AMD Adrenalin software. . I'm using single monitor. Please help.
  27. J

    Question Which GPU Is Better

    Hi Im not really tech savy when it comes to pc parts and was wondering which GPU is better. My Current GPU in my new pc which is "Radeon RX 6700 10gb" or my other GPU "GTX 3060 12GB" I would assume the GTX is better but the radeon came out more recently than the 3060,
  28. Z

    Question I can't switch between iGPU and dGPU for different Windows apps ?

    i enabled the iGPU on my Ryzen 5 5600G to use two monitors using different graphics, RX 470 4gb on my main monitor and the iGPU on another, but i can't switch which app uses which video card inside Windows "graphics settings". I want to do this to offload say youtube to my iGPU while I use after...
  29. vertoxed

    Build Advice Need help with first custom PC build. $2000 max budget.

    Background Info: This is my first time ever building a computer but I have tinkered a bit with my computer now and understand most of the parts. I have a somewhat decent 2019 iBUYPOWER prebuilt. I upgraded the ram in it and the power supply. Build Info: High Mid Range to Low High Range...
  30. hollandc1999

    Question my first new build - many problems!

    Hi everyone, first post here. So I decided to upgrade 90% of my pc (everything but the case) and have taken it all apart to finally assemble the new parts. Spec : ryzen 7 5800x rx 6700XT 32gb ram netac ddr4 3200 corsair 80 plus bronze 750w msi b550 tomahawk atx (apparently 5000 series ready…)...
  31. vic.caprio

    Question Only two Ryzen 7 5800x cores getting very hot in stress test

    Hello. I did the CPU stress test and noticed that only cores 2 and 4 get very hot, reaching 90c very quickly. The other cores are at low temperatures, below 80c. When I start the test the temperature of core 2 and 4 goes to 90c immediately, and when I stop the test the temperature drops...
  32. iloveadobe

    Question Black Screen a couple mins after loading games

    System Info Ryzen 7 7700x AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT Corsair Dominator Platinum 32GB (2x16) 5600mhz Samsung 980 NVME M.2 2TB & 1TB MSI MAG Tomahawk B650 MSI MPG A850GF Power Supply 850w (Gold Rated) Issue So this weekend I've assembled this new PC of mine and thought I'd switch from Nvidia to AMD...
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    Question I have this Modern $1000 Laptop, but why Gaming on it bad?

    Hello, Its this laptop: Supposedly its RDNA 2 graphics however I realised it only has 512MB of dedicated VRAM. This laptop has 16GB RAM so how do I get the VRAM to borrow some ram from my main 16GB just for...
  34. S

    Question My GPU Clock frequency is at maximum in some games and at minimum in others.

    Hi. My problem is that my GPU Clock Frequency is at maximum (1366mhz) in some games, and at minimum (300mhz) in others. I need my GPU to use the frequencies I need when I really need them, not to use the maximum unnecessarily I've never had this problem before. I always take care of the...
  35. uplink-svk

    Question Any downsides using memory context restore on X670E platform?

    Hey there guys, I didn't manage to find nor Google this one out. Are there any performance or other downsides at enabling memory context restore ? I've had my pre-boot to POST time around a minute on my X670E Gene paired with 7950X3D and Corsair Dominator 6000/30 2 x 32GB mem. modules. With...
  36. L

    Question Upgrading computer hardware help

    Hello, I have a custom-built desktop with hardware that is over 10 years old. It has started to become slow and recommends I upgrade my processor and then it also recommends that I upgrade my graphics card. My current processor is an AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor 4.01 GHz, and my current...
  37. L

    Build Advice AMD consumer cluster advice/help needed

    SO i have started doing deep learning work in mah free time along with a friend. i have 10,000$ budget(i love this work so i want to invest locally) i also live in india, as 4090 cost 2300$ and 7900xtx 1200$ lowest deal i could find i have a single 4090 which have 80+ tflops fp16 as it is stupid...
  38. T

    Question What would cause my GPU to cause flickering and how can I fix it?

    I have a Radeon RX 580 8GB OC Armour Edition GPU that I used for about 5 years now. I noticed that I get constant flickering dots and squares on my screen and it gets worse depending on GPU load. In my browser for instance, I would only get flickering here and there, but with an intensive game...
  39. A

    Question Bad PC performance although good hardware?

    Hi guys, how are you all doing today? I'm a new user here and I landed on tom's HARDWARE due to a, i hope so, problem to be fixed in my PC. The problem in my pc starts when I try to play games, including League which is the game that I play the most but my pc starts running down randomly too...
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    Question Officially supported RAM speed with AMD CPUs ?

    I see that some AMD official advice is to use 6000mhz RAM with the new 8700G CPUs, also for other latest generation AMD CPUs. But the thing is that on AMD's product page for the 8700G, the supported RAM speeds are: Max Memory Speed 2x1R DDR5-5200 2x2R DDR5-5200 4X1R DDR5-3600 4x2R DDR5-3600...