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R9 390 load spikes while on desktop

Question asked by renner on Aug 30, 2015

Howdy folks.


Recently I've purchased MSI R9 390, and I'm quite happy with it. However, I noticed that after midnight (for some reason always happens then) my GPU load spikes for no reason while I'm on desktop, temps are going 75 degrees or more, then activity drops, then jumps, while during that time I'm hearing GPU fans spinning or shutting down all the time depending on the load.


Last night I played Trine 2 for hours and everything was working fine till I exited from the game. Then that spiking happened again. I noticed something this time, there was a window saying "Windows Desktop Manager stopped working" (or something like that), and I had to restart my PC just to be sure, and the problem was gone. I'm still on 15.7 version of drivers, and my OS is Win7 64-bit. The rest of the specs is FX-8320E, 16GB of RAM, primary is Crucial MX100 256GB SSD,...