AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX: AMD has made a formal statement regarding the user reviews of Radeon RX 7900 XTX graphics cards. In short, the chipmaker advises impacted customers to get in touch with assistance.
One of the best graphics cards is the Radeon RX 7900 XTX, but MBA (Made By AMD) variants seem to have overheating issues. According to user input, the RDNA 3 graphics card exhibits similar behavior even with the cooling fans running at full speed. The reference design showed hotspots with peaks up to 110 degrees Celsius.
“We are aware that a small number of customers of AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX graphics cards are experiencing unexpected thermal throttling (reference models made by AMD). Contact AMD Support (opens in new tab) if an AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX is unexpectedly thermally throttled, “In response to Tom’s Hardware, AMD said.
According to AMD, the Radeon RX 7900 XTX’s typical junction temperature is 110 degrees Celsius. However, it is currently believed that the reference Radeon RX 7900 XTX graphics cards’ overheating issue may be due to uneven contact pressure from the excellent plate. According to specific user reports, repasting or switching the TIM for a thermal pad is a workable fix. Nevertheless, the AMD team is investigating the problem now, and PowerColor has begun gathering customer feedback to aid the research.
When AMD issues guidance on the issue is not currently known. The chipmaker has recommended impacted consumers get in touch with the customer support staff in the interim. According to reports, many customers have returned their Radeon RX 7900 XTX graphics cards to AMD or the seller.