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Sapphire RX480 Nitro+ 4Gb Fans go up randomly to 100% when PC is idle (windows 10)...

Discussion in 'Videocards - AMD Radeon Catalyst Drivers Section' started by Strike105X, Feb 17, 2018.

  1. Strike105X

    Strike105X Member Guru

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    Hi i have a Sapphire RX480 Nitro+ 4Gb and ever since upgrading to windows 10 in January (using the adrenaline drivers, previously i had windows 7) whenever i leave my computer in IDLE after my monitors go to sleep randomly for a few seconds the card's fan will go up to 100%. I am using the Performance power plan and i disabled sleep and only left the option for the monitors to power off when not in use for 15 minutes...
     
  2. Chastity

    Chastity Maha Guru

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    Sounds to me some sensor is giving out of range readings, or is not being read properly, causing the fans to spike.

    1) What build of OS are you using? (winver.exe)
    2) Did you DDU and reinstall the driver?
    3) Is your Win10 a fresh install, or an upgrade to Win10?
     
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  3. Strike105X

    Strike105X Member Guru

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    1.Version 1709 (OS build 16299.192)
    2. Yes, used DDU both reinstalling the driver and even upgrading it later on.
    3. Fresh install.
     
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    Chastity Maha Guru

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  5. Romulus_ut3

    Romulus_ut3 Master Guru

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    This happens to me all the time if I am running MSI Afterburner or Hwinfo64 in the background with overclock settings applied. Just setting the clocks back to default and quitting the monitoring app helps.
     

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