Throttling Is Much less Terrifying Than Hearth … Technically
Amongst these pointing fingers at NVIDIA over melting energy cables for the RTX 4090 was AMD, whom are discovering themselves in a considerably comparable state of affairs. Whereas the ability cables for the RTX 4090 have been melting as a result of customers didn’t observe the imprecise directions to not bend the cables previous a sure level of their circumstances, the identical can’t be mentioned for the thermal points reported for AMD’s reference RX 7900 XTX playing cards.
To be clear, no points have been reported with third social gathering RX 7900 XTX playing cards, solely with the reference playing cards supplied by AMD. Igor’s Lab was testing a kind of playing cards and located the hotspot would attain 110C, which is fairly greater than could be desired. Thus far the intense warmth appears to solely trigger throttling of the cardboard, no experiences of melting have been obtained however it’s nonetheless considerably regarding.
You possibly can try the unique report at Igor’s Lab, the place the difficulty with the vapour chamber within the RX 7900 XTX was first found. For those who managed to acquire one of many reference AMD RX 7900 XTX playing cards, AMD provides a refund or an alternate for a working card, relying in your choice.