AMD Radeon RX480 graphics card has just appeared in the market. Unfortunately, some hardware sites say when the RX480 has a pretty fatal flaw.
RX480 is found to consume power through the PCIe x16 connector more than the limit, which is 75W. The findings make some people worry if this graphics card will make the system becomes unstable.
In response, AMD officially issued a statement. In its official statement, AMD said that they already know the issue and are now being investigated. According to AMD, the issue can arise during certain scenarios involving 8GB of GDDR5 memory on the RX480.
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However, AMD said if the problem can be solved through Radeon Crimson software update. AMD also promised to issue a fix (hotfix) on 5 July.
Previously, some hardware sites like Tom's Hardware said in the Radeon RX480 review results that the latest AMD graphics card consumes unnatural power from the PCIe x16 slot on the motherboard.
This issue is rarely known by others because to check it required special tools and techniques. According to WCCFTech, this is not the first case. NVIDIA has also experienced similar things on some GTX960 graphics cards.