as the title implies i need guidance...i keep seeing solutions using wattman and such but can find no links to download any of them
Radeon Settings (down in the notification tray) / Gaming / Global Settings / Wattman / Power Limit Slider ( down below the fan settings). Slide the slider all the way to the right. Usually +20 or +50 on 480 whatever it is max it. This should help your stability. Make sure your Windows performance profile is set to High Performance. You can easily google that if you don't know where.