AMD Crimson Driver Fan Speed Hotfix Available for Download Now


The release of the new Radeon Software Crimson Edition graphics card drivers are meant to offer new functionality, performance, and a “brand new level of stability.” However, there’s a bug involving in overheating and in some cases damaging the graphics cards using Crimson resulting in a disaster.

AMD says they are aware of “isolated reports of low fan states following the installation of Radeon Software ‘Crimson Edition’ on select Radeon GPUs.” Where graphics cards locked to a maximum 20 percent speed limit regardless of the load they were under. The company says it has figured out the issue and the hotfix rolling out today should fix things up.

However wait no longer, AMD just release their fixed driver, Crimson 15.11.1 Beta. This release also contains several other fixes according to AMD’s notes, including further game fixes and some Radeon Settings bug fixes.


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