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Check if their is a new vgabios for the card. It's not unusual for them to edit fan profiles after launch with them.

Also check if it's a case airflow issue, run it with the side off to see if it stops the issue.

If all else fails afterburner?
He has old drivers as he posted above. I think that they fk up the automatic fan profiles.
 
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True and quite funny considering AMD's cpus are weaker (previously MUCH weaker) you would think they would do anything they can to make sure their gpus work best with them, but... Ah well, how did that joke go
Still trolling I see
 
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So using MSI Kombustor I can see the fans are throttling up, ever so slightly.... almost like the fan profile is set to "lazy"? lol

-----> I will try new drivers thanks for the suggestion. Just surprising to see such a problem even exists.. I mean come on this is pretty basic... have the fans spin up when the temps increase....
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The fan doesn't kick in until 60c which is normal for that card, if you prefer it to kick in sooner set a custom profile. And use the latest drivers
 
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Okay, think I got everything sorted out, temps are under control now. thanks guys...
 
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He has old drivers as he posted above. I think that they fk up the automatic fan profiles.
Idk how much impact the drivers have on that, I thought it was bios controled.
 
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Seems I've run into another little snag: Wolfenstein: The New Order is crashing out on launch. After a little research on the topic it appears the game may have an issue with the RX580. I haven't re-installed the game to see if that would fix it, but I can try forcing some of the game settings using the radeon settings app, anyone have any recommendations on what I should try in terms of troubleshooting this issue?

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Seems I've run into another little snag: Wolfenstein: The New Order is crashing out on launch. After a little research on the topic it appears the game may have an issue with the RX580. I haven't re-installed the game to see if that would fix it, but I can try forcing some of the game settings using the radeon settings app, anyone have any recommendations on what I should try in terms of troubleshooting this issue?

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Try fixing the game files? Can't remember what's that in English since my Steam is in Finnish.

Idk how much impact the drivers have on that, I thought it was bios controled.
He had over 2 year old drivers, so that could have problems.
 
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Bingo! Thanks much, that did the trick!
I remember changing 2 file names in COD4 to make it run on AXP, and that cpu with a 1950 pro handled that game fine
 
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Here are the AIDA64 GPU benchmark results...
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Whats up with your GPU memory read and write? mine for comparison.
 

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Slightly better results with the 580 OC'ed to 1.502Ghz...
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Numbers look fine all apart from the GPU memory read and write, compared to mine which has double the numbers, apart from that and as long as it works fine then I wouldn't worry too much about it tbh.
 

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Numbers look fine all apart from the GPU memory read and write, compared to mine which has double the numbers, apart from that and as long as it works fine then I wouldn't worry too much about it tbh.
Analyze his bios dump compared to yours too
 
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Mine, just for comparison. R9 290 @ 1200/1366 (dunno why it reports 1300MHz GPU clock), Ryzen 5 2600 @ 4.15, DDR4-2400

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e: You still have those ancient drivers..?
 
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