Forum discussion tagged with Radeon.
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    Question New MSI Radeon RX 570 causing Problems

    Installed a new GPU recently, after a fashion i managed to get the drivers successfully installed and the card working, However when stress testing the GPU, either with a game (Total Warhammer 2) or the Kombuster utility that installed with the card, the entire machine switched off without...
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    Question XFX 7770 suddenly stops working on old motherboards.

    Hello there, thank you for this space. I will try to be brief. I have an XFX 7770 1ghz edition that I was using with an old rig that I had. The motherboard was a AM3 MSI 760GM-P33 and the PSU was a Cooler Master 460w. I was suspecting that this PSU was not working correctly since I had to...
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    Question Should I upgrade my cpu or gpu?

    I don’t know know if I should upgrade my cpu from Ryzen 2600x to a Ryzen 7 3700x or my gpu from Radeon Rx 580 8gb to Radeon 5700xt or NVIDIAt gtx 2070 or 2070 super. My bottleneck calculation says that my gpu is too weak for my cpu with an average bottleneck of 30.89 %. I was think of getting...
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    Build Advice AMD 3600 | RX 5700 | X570 Build.

    Hi All, Finally AMD has launched Ryzen 3000 Series CPU's and 5700/XT GPU's today. I have been waiting for this day specially to know the prices of CPU, GPU and MBD. And now finally since they are here i was able to come up with a build for my budget ($1000-$1500). Here is my selection ...
  5. JQB45

    Build Advice My future AMD Ryzen Build and Rebuild with parts reuse to keep costs in check.

    So I do plan to build a new Ryzen 3800X system while reusing and scavenging parts from my existing Ryzen R5-1600 system. At which point I will also get new parts where needed so that I end up with two working systems for a modest overall build price. Here is my plan, feedback and suggestions...
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    Question AMD Radeon RX 5700XT support for linux

    Hello all, I want to buy the new AMD GPU Radeon but i don't know if is supported for linux or is a good choice. Regards,
  7. harrystam

    Question Radeon 7 Screen Flicker on Game Boot/ Exit

    I encounter repetitive screen flicker and the sound of a device connecting (like a usb or a tablet) if I start up Overwatch or sometimes if i alt + F4 out of games. Not all games give me this flicker. It seems to be larger game titles. Hitman 2 has done it to me as well. The flicker and sound...
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    Question Upgrading GPU

    I'm pretty new to PC building and upgrading, which is why I have a prebuilt, but it has an AMD Radeon RX 560 (a smaller sized one not like a large one) and I was wondering how hard it'd be to upgrade it to an AMD RX 580 or some other better AMD Radeon GPU around the $300 price range.
  9. Question Gigabyte Radeon 7950 broken capacitor

    Hello. I've just got used Gigabyte Radeon 7950 card and I noticed missing capacitor on the GPU chip. The card works perfectly fine. It's stable, I'm getting expected performance, I was even able to overclock the card to 1085MHz core without overvolting it, what gave me 700 points increase in...
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    Question Brand new Vega 56 crashes in every game and PC reboots

    When what I've written in the title happens, I get this error: "default radeon wattman settings have crashed and been restored". I've really tried everything at this point -Old drivers -Uninstalled drivers -Increased power limit -Installed only drivers but no Radeon Software -Reinstalled gpu...
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    Discussion Gpu fan decreases to 65% while set to 100%

    My graphics card is a VTX3D HD6870 V2. Usually I manually set the fan speed to 100%. When I launch a game like Dead by Daylight, midway through the game the graphics card's fan slows down to 65% speed and the catalyst control center stops responding. This has caused the card to overheat once...
  12. creoxfatty

    [SOLVED] Weird Stutter at every boot

    So I have a problem that everytime when I start my pc up, games like CS:GO, Overwatch, Apex Legends and basically any other 3D-Type game is having some weird stuttering, flickering of whole textures, Character Animation lag and even frozen screens for a second or two. Whilst I cant play games...
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    Question Will a GTX 1650 work in an old Dell XPS 8500

    My current gtx 660 is starting to clonk out. I cannot play any games for longer than 20 minutes without it overheating and getting black screen. I've been extensively researching new cards and am leaning towards a gtx 1650. I know that the 1060 and 1050 ti would work, but the price range (in...
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    Question FPS problems

    not sure if this is a graphics issue but I recently switched from an HDMI to display port in order to use my 144hz monitor. I believe my card is a AMD radeon RX.? I'm set to 144hz on my monitor and my graphics card, but the screen resolution looks terrible. I can pretty much count the pixels. My...
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    Question What is RDNA?

    What is RDNA? in computex 2019 , AMD said that the new GPU, Rx5700 uses Navi microarchitecture. we thought that Navi is just a new update for GCN architecture. but unfortunately AMD said that navi uses new Architecture that name RDNA or ( Radeon DNA ). what is RDNA actually? is it GCN2 instead...
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    Question PC Build | Help Required

    Hello everyone, been planning to make a new build for some time now (trying to figure out what to get) and I have posted a forum on here and got quite far, I also then explored on some other forums and came up with these builds: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/user/Finley_Crofts/saved/#view=dQcb8d...
  17. Zectorr

    [SOLVED] Recommended PSU for Crossfire RX580 8GB

    Yes i know , Crossfire runs like <mod edit> on some titles. I just really need to know what type of PSU i will need to power both cards. My budget is around $120-40 AU Ryzen 5 2600 ASUS Strix B450-F G.Skill Trident Z 16GB
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    Question Should I return my rx 570 8gb and spend the extra £20 for the rx 580 8gb?

    The rx 570 is a great card on FPS games but for games like total war it’s not really the greatest I played on high/ultra settings and the performance wasn’t really all that great but it could be my cpu or ram that’s bottle necking it I don’t know I’m not too knowledgeable if you want to know my...
  19. Johnny5

    Discussion Community Questions: What do you think of AMD's 50th Anniversary?

    Its an open secret that the Tom’s Hardware Community has its fair share of AMD fanboys and fangirls. We would argue that AMD’s never ending rivalry with Intel is one of the reasons why AMD continues to be a beloved organization to computer hardware enthusiasts worldwide. Even if you’re not an...
  20. Gosraj

    Question Is Freesync worth it?

    I'm building a new PC, and would like to use an AMD GPU so I can use Freesync. However, AMD GPUs seem to cost more despite being sometimes being less powerful? Is it worth it to use Freesync? I'm choosing between an RTX2070 and the new Radeon VII for my GPU, with a 1080p 75fps monitor (haven't...