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AMD Admits Faulty Vapor Chamber Causes RX 7900 XTX Throttling

The Radeon RX 7900 XTX continues to be one of the best graphics cards on the market. Unfortunately, some reference models suffer from overheating. An independent analysis points to a flaw in the vapor chamber and today AMD has publicly admitted that the problem behind the Radeon RX 7900 XTX’s thermal throttling issue is likely the thermal solution.

“We are working to determine the root cause of unexpected throttling that some people have experienced while using their AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX graphics card. Based on our observations so far, We believe the issue is related to the thermal solution used in the AMD reference design and appears to be present on the limited number of cards sold. We are working on it. Customers experiencing this unexpected throttling please contact us AMD support (opens in new tab)an AMD representative told Tom’s Hardware.

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