I bought an AMD RX 480 8GB and installed every driver that was needed. I checked if the card is real and every program (for example gpu z) says that its a real rx 480. But everytime I want to play a game, it takes a few seconds and then everything shuts down. The coolers start spinning very fast and the screen is only black. The only thing i can do now is to restart my PC. My power adapter has 600 Watts, so I dont think this is the reason for everything. Can someone solve my problem? Any hints?? I need help!
i also have an rx 480 with the same problem , i tried a lot of things like , updating windows , reinstalling windows , older - newer drivers , i have changed my 600 w pcu to a 700 w pcu (100 euros out the window) , cleaning the whole pc with air , and so on and so on........ the only thing helps me to play games : change the power target or maximum power usage to -25%
which means that the gpu will be 3/4 powerful but my fps in any game dropped to half so from bf 5 on ultra with no hickups and problems went to bf 5 on low with 20 fps
and now that i changed my pcu to a new , and more powerfull one i see that i have to scrap my rx480 rest in pepperoni
ps. every 3d game does this problem to the gpu , any, also furmark too . thx amd ur the best :3
A few days I repaired my RX 480 and it's 100% working as it's supposed to work.
I took my card apart and I saw a lot of dirt. And in addition there wasn't any Thermal Paste on the GPU. I bought some and removed the dirt and now it's working.
My advise for you is to do the same! Now I know that many rx480 owners have the same problem with the thermal paste... Pls tell me if I could help you
okay so apparently the heat paste was hard i dont think it supposed to be hard after 3 years but who knows , i cleaned it and re pasted it it looks like that was the problem .
i dont know what kind of heat paste asus uses but yeah its not good if it just hardens after 3 years and refuses to transfer heat ...