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AMD’s RDNA 3 High Idle Power Bug Fixed in Latest Graphics Driver

AMD has released new graphics driver This fixes the high idle power issue seen by Radeon RX 7000 users. AMD Software: Adrenalin Edition 23.7.1supports Radeon RX 400 series and newer graphics cards and addresses unusual high power use cases on Windows, but at this time we are not sure if it covers all occurrences. yeah.

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We first reported headlines about the high idle power consumption of RDNA 3 cards last December. The driver update was welcomed in our article on fixing RX 7900 XT(X) power consumption, especially video playback efficiency on these powerful cards. However, the release of this driver was accompanied by AMD’s initial acknowledgment of his “high idle power has been observed in some high-resolution and high-refresh his-rate displays”. His bug turned out to affect his entire RX 7000 family. The RX 7000 family has just recently grown beyond the high end with the release of the Radeon RX 7600.

Improved high idle power when using selected 4k@144Hz FreeSync enabled displays or multi-monitor display configurations (such as 4k@144HZ or 4k@120Hz + 1440p@60Hz displays) on Radeon RX 7000 series GPUs.

AMD Driver Release Notes

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