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I did a big mistake! How can I reset the GPU?


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Hello everyone, I have an XFX RX 570 4 GB, I have been noticing a lot of heat problems so I decided to undervolt it, the problem is that after I did that the GPU doesn't reach full clock speed anymore except only in a few games like Universe Sandbox in intensive areas, I don't know how to reset the settings, The software I used to undervolt it is MSI afterburner...
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Just restart the computer.
I just about spit my drink all over my desk. :roll: The first rule of tech support!

Really? Is that all there is to it? (Next to zero experience w/ afterburner)
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if he did not put in the marker at use this at windows start then yes a restart would reset it?
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If they have a profile saved and enabled with Afterburner it's gonna keep doing it until the profile is deleted from Afterburner.
The OP can check that and delete the profile if it exists, that will restore stock operation of the card.
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Try with the reset button, the central one below fan settings in the main screen. It should reset it to default values
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If you can undervolt the GPU through afterburner, then why not restore the original settings from afterburner,
and if that doesn't work, then the problem shouldn't be the undervolting


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Uninstall MSI Afterburner and AMD drivers, download Display Driver Uninstaller, and run it in safe mode.

WattMan is a better tool to undervolt/overclock Radeon cards.

If you worry about the heat, you can setup custom fan curve or even better, get aftermarket VGA cooler (e.g. Accelero).