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XFX 7870 on amd 13.1 driver (temperture please help)

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January 21, 2013 6:57:06 PM

Hi guys i jst want some advice i have just gome from amd driver 12.10 to amd drivers 13.1 since then i have seen my temps fluctuate higher than normal she never went above 55 degrees max since the new driver update as soon as i shut down the game amd performance shows 63 degrees is this normal and am i just been paranoied ?? ps this is a gaming pc only any advice will be brilliant many thanks in advance :) 
January 28, 2013 3:38:29 AM

mark2009 said:
Hi guys i jst want some advice i have just gome from amd driver 12.10 to amd drivers 13.1 since then i have seen my temps fluctuate higher than normal she never went above 55 degrees max since the new driver update as soon as i shut down the game amd performance shows 63 degrees is this normal and am i just been paranoied ?? ps this is a gaming pc only any advice will be brilliant many thanks in advance :) 


From my knowledge, this is normal. The driver helped improve performance of the 7000 series, which means more heat.
January 28, 2013 4:22:25 AM

Yes, what ohJey said. The new 13.1 driver has improved the 7xxx series of cards quite a bit, so you're bound to get higher temps.
February 1, 2013 1:48:02 PM

ok thank you guys just one more question im still getting black flickering in games i know this is no the card because i RMA it twice and they found no fault why is the drivers causing the flickering ??
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