This may be of interest;
Meet The Linux OS AMD Recommends For Superior Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Performance
In the article is mentioned "Clear Linux OS" as the Linux OS AMD recommends for performance testing.
Perhaps trying out the Live desktop session may be useful...
Sounds to me like the graphics chip may be over heating and failing.
Cleaning out dust and/or replacing thermal pads could help - but not very practical for anyone not familiar with tearing apart laptops. Can you look into the side vents and observe if there is an accumulation of dust?
Hmmmmm...... this post got me to thinkin'.
I came across a post on Easy Linux Tips Project today about how to disable the "Caps lock" key.
My laptop does not have a light to indicate when Caps lock is turned on, which can be a PITA at times when entering passwords, so I have to open a text...
This guy has quite a lot to say about it:
Try this in https://duckduckgo.com - many, many hits
site:http://techrights.org linux foundation
Do you mean that if you press [F2] at the proper time your machine does not enter the BIOS settings utility? How very strange :\
There is usually a very short window of opportunity to press the correct key in order to enter the BIOS settings. Generally just a few seconds. Sometimes it takes...
I searched around and did not see anything specifically referring to a "BIOS driver" other than this page;
I think "BIOS driver" is referring to the driver software included in the BIOS suite of software. There are many which are needed to...