Liquid Devil working with 2020 drivers
I got bored today so I decided to reinstall my Liquid Devil into the second PCIe slot. Once installed I updated both the unleashed and OC vBIOS to the latest provided by Powercolor. The unleash VBIOS was already at the latest. Next did some evaluation of it under the currently installed 2020 drivers. Behavior was as before, maybe even worse as I could not get any OC change to take effect.
At this point I decided to boot into safe mode and DDU the drivers. Next I installed the latest drivers 20.2.1 Feb 3. I then check the cards behavior under this driver and I was able to make changes to the clock, memory and power settings and have them be accepted, this is without MPT at this time. Feeling emboldened I decided to use MPT and up the max power,frequency and voltage. Rebooted and went back into the performance settings and was able to further increase the frequency and voltage above default values without the software rejecting them.
I have run some benchmarks successfully with the card OC'd which I was not able to do before. I have been able to set the voltage to the max of 1350mv which previously I could not exceed 1200mv. I did see improvement in my superposition scores and timespy scores but it appears I am not able to overclock as high as I was under the 19.12.1 drivers.
Anyway it would appear that with a clean install of the latest 2020 drivers that the Liquid Devil now behaves as it should.
FIY: I am running with my MSI reference 5700 XT as before, so essentially 2 liquid cooled 5700 XT are installed in my system.
One other thing. I went into device manager and changed the driver for the Liquid Devil to use the 50th anniversary driver since that what the NAVI chip actually is as defined by the revision C0 designation where as my MSI is revision C1.
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