Raise GPU Target Remperature

Discussion in 'Videocards - AMD Radeon Drivers Section' started by Rayge, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. Rayge

    Rayge New Member

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    Raise GPU Target Temperature

    Hey,

    I have a Radeon R9 290. In the earlier drivers (13.12 for example) the target temperature for the GPU was set automatically to the highest setting (95°C). Now with the 14.x drivers I can't set it higher then 85°C anymore. So the GPU already starts throtlling at 85°C which I don't like. Is there a way to unlock the target temperature? So I can set it to 95°C again, like it was in the older drivers.

    I could just use the 13.12 driver, which has the 95°C target temperature, but I don't want to miss out on the performance improvements of the newer drivers.

    edit: Found the solution myself. For anyone who has the same problem and finds this thread: Update the card's bios. Seems like the older bios is not completely compatible with the newer drivers.
     
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2014

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