Forum discussion tagged with throttle.
  1. Martim Melo

    Question BD prochot is always yellow/red when my PC is unpluged.

    I recently, I noticed that my laptop throttles a lot when im on battery, wich didnt use to do. Even when im watching media it throttles. I found out that the problem is BD prochot being activated when im unpluged, even with temps around 50C, is it normal? Is it a faulty battery or just getting old?
  2. K

    Question High CPU temp but no throttle

    Hello, I've got a 6700K paired with a 240mm AIO and no OC. I get abnormally high temperatures under load considering the cooler and the fact that the CPU isn't OC. So, I'm not sure whether the AIO has an issue or whether it is the sensors. It's worth mentioning that it is my third 6700K, the...
  3. K

    Question Sudden cpu clock speed drop while playing games.

    I've always capped my cpu speed to 1.70 GHz so my laptop doesn't overheat. It was always fine but recently it drops from my limit to very low numbers like 0.50 - 0.90 and doesn't comeback. It happens when i'm playing games. The game i was playing in this case is roblox and theoretically...
  4. J

    Question USB3 Data transfer throttling to 40mbps?!

    Hey everyone, Please help! This issue only seems to affect USBA-C cables. Its the change from A-C or C-A which is the issue. So this is on multiple windows 10 machines (a desktop and laptop), same issue. I have tried transferring from/to SSD drives, CFExpress cards, internal Nvme drives...
  5. A

    Question GPU Clock Speed dropping to 210Mhz during gaming

    It's a laptop , Legion 5 2021 (RTX 3060 variant) I bought this a few weeks ago and had absolutely zero troubles so far (I heavily gamed on it). but it all changed today , this morning all my games started dropping FPS heavily (into single digits) , happened soon after I started playing them ...
  6. ridefire123

    [SOLVED] Can someone help me with a overheating issue? i7-9700k. I have a Cryorig C7 cooler.

    Hello People of Tom's Hardware! I have had this issue for awhile with overheating. It would thermal throttle quite a bit at 4.9Ghz (basically any demanding application: Premiere Pro, any triple A video game etc.). Utilizing the intel extreme tuning utility, I turned the turbo clock down to 4.5...
  7. D

    [SOLVED] CPU cores stuck at 0.5Ghz

    Solution: I've marked the most helpful answer as it will help you diagnose the problem, if you want to see my solution go to the last post on the thread. Hello all, So I've got a Intel Celeron N2830. Since the past couple of days I noticed it was getting very unresponsive, it wasn't very...
  8. S

    Question CPU throttling that won't go away

    I have a late 2012 iMac that recently started showing CPU throttling. I don't know what caused it, a couple years ago I upgraded the internal fusion drive and disconnected the internal HDD, removed any excess dust and it worked fine since then. I noticed that throttling starts once the...
  9. [SOLVED] CPU Heating and Thermal Throttling

    Hello everyone, Recently I have started to face a very strange behavior from my CPU. My Intel 4790K shows spikes in clock speed and CPU usage every few secs. I can see that most of the background process sits at 0% usage but still my usage changes from 3-6-12-14-19 and keeps repeating this...
  10. L

    Question CPU and GPU throttle at the same time: whole pc stuttering

    Hi all, For the past few months I have been experiencing more and more PC stuttering and freezes. No matter which game i play i always have insane stuttering where my whole pc freezes. At the same time both CPU and GPU throttle. Not only my game is stuttering but my whole PC. Framerate drops...
  11. Sazzadul Islam

    Question How to fix FPS drop while gaming due to Thermal Throttling at 88 degree core i7 8750H Asus Tuf 504GD?

    Hi, I played Rainbow six siege on my laptop about 2 years. But suddenly facing fps drop. I monitored my temperature and other usage and found my CPU is throttling when it becomes 88 degree and it happens when a round starts. It becomes unplayable now. But I tried Valorent and it works fine with...
  12. R

    [SOLVED] Asus Tuf 705DT - Stuttering in stress test when charger not plugged in?

    I am looking to buy a used laptop, an Asus Tuf FX 705DT which has a Ryzen 7 3750, GTX 1650, 8 Gigs of single channel RAM and a 512 GB SSD, less than a year old. I did some stress testing on it with Aida 64. Everything seemed fine, until I removed the charger. The laptop started stuttering very...
  13. Hxlyzz

    Question Gpu throttling (i think)nvidia mx230

    Hello everyone, im new here,i need to ask something, i have an intel core i7 10510U with 16gb ram and nvidia mx230( as stated above) . Everytime i play heavy games the gpu will downclock and when i check with gpu z the performance cap says thermal. Ive already done undervolt with throttlestop on...
  14. [SOLVED] CPU throttles in games without overheating (10750H)

    My CPU used to reach 90+ degrees while im playing games but recently it started throttling in games for no reason, cpu is throttling itself without overheating. GPU is overclocked with afterburner but nothing changes if i set it to stock value, i tried to disable SpeedStep, BD PROCHOT using...
  15. jamest626

    [SOLVED] Power Throttling on Razer Blade 15 (advanced 2019) Solutions or ideas?

    Hi All, I am having an issue with my razer blade 15 laptop. I noticed my CPU fans were on quite a bit even when doing little things and that the temps were in the high 70's (C) even when just browsing the web. I was going to do some undervolting but saw Intel XTU does not support my CPU. But I...
  16. A

    [SOLVED] 91°C GPU temperature with 2% GPU usage

    View: This is my GPU while having Doom eternal open in the main menu (not even playing). As you can see from the image, the temperature is 91°C while the GPU usage is consistently below 2%. At this point the GPU starts to throttle so any slightly demanding game is...
  17. B

    Question CPU Throttle ?

    So let me start this off with anyone that reads this & tries to help, thank you With the new Call of Duty I've been running it fine but running into little things that I notice that shouldn't be a thing so I start questioning everything. Awhile back I had gotten a new G-SYNC monitor and me...
  18. pranilkharche

    Question Guys Please HElp My CPU THrottles down to 0.79 ghz

    Guys Please HElp My CPU THrottles down to 0.79 ghz I Tried Throttle Stop but NOT WORKS ONLY THING WORKS is when I first run into BIOS then i wait for fans to move and Click Save And Exit and Then It Runs Normally.But As i remove or attach AC to it, It behaves like again the same :/
  19. A

    [SOLVED] I'm getting less performance than I should be getting on my HP omen 15 gaming laptop.

    Okay so i have an HP omen 15 (2019) model with i7-9750H and a Rtx 2070 max q with 16 gb ram. I've been trying to play games recently like The division and Mortal Shell. At the start of the game i get good fps but then it goes down to 20-30 at times. I am using throttlestop to undervolt my...
  20. sebastiandeluca

    [SOLVED] Intel i7-9700k stuck at .79GHz

    So I recently upgraded to a i7-9700k. However, when I initially installed the part, my PC would freeze at random points before logging me in, before eventually completely freezing up and forcing me to restart. I eventually realized that this was because my BIOS needed to be updated-- which is...
  21. C

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 2600 not thermal throttling?

    I have a Ryzen 2600 and a B450 Tomohawk, and I'm using the auto overclock feature with the stock cooler. I've got a new cooler coming today because my computer runs hot, up to around 80 degrees with some games. When I run prime 95 the temp goes even higher. I've looked online and as far as i can...
  22. O_______Z

    Question High CPU Frequency while idling but Low CPU Frequency when I start a game

    My laptop which has an i7-8550u CPU paired with a GTX 1050(Mobile) 4Vram and 8GB DDR4 RAM, is struggling in specific cpu intensive games for e.g Minecraft, Alto's, etc. When I check the task manager and MSI Afterburner Rivatuner, it shows that my CPU (Which has a base frequency of 1.8 GHZ) is...
  23. S

    [SOLVED] can I make my CPU run at regular speeds while having max processor state capped?

    When I have my max processor state capped, the speeds my system is able to run are capped too. 95% cap only lets me run at 2.09GHz, 99% cap only lets me run at 2.19GHz while my CPU is capable of turbo boosting to 4GHz. When I uncap it, I have power limit throttling issues and a lot of CPU...
  24. jamesem

    Question i5 2400 Low Power Draw (Dell Vostro 260)

    I recently purchased a Dell Vostro 260 from ebay with the intent of turning it into a cheap HTPC. However, even with all of the high performance settings enabled in windows, the CPU's power draw will never pass 45W. The TDP of the chip is 95W so is it power throttling? The temps have never...
  25. R

    Question Constant Power Throttle by CPU - Help Needed

    Hi, After tweaking my CPU to undervolt it even further, I noticed that it almost always constantly power throttles even under the least demanding operations. Here's what led to the problem: 1- I had already clocked it down by 0.050mv a while back. No issues 2-After some months, I dialed it back...
  26. Cyber_Cow

    Question Ryzen 2700 Vcore, edc tdc, ept not appearing

    Hi I'm trying to do a modest overclock of my CPU. Yes I am using the Stock Wraith Cooler but it barely reaches 70C under load so I figure I should have some thermal headroom for a modest 200-300MHz overclock, especially because my CPU refuses to boost under load. At default my Bios reports a...
  27. T

    Question GTX 970 clock speed drops under load [video included]

    Hi all, I've ran into an issue recently with my Asus Strix GTX 970 where my GPU clock will seemingly throttle due to power under load, however the power consumption never goes above 60%. The clock will idle at full speed, and even revert back to full speed when I alt tab from a game. Only when...
  28. J

    [SOLVED] why is my internet always capped on all clients

    no matter what client i use (steam, origin, battlenet) my internet is extremely slow. my interenet speeds are usually 800 uplaod 800 download ( I pay for a gig up gig down)
  29. A

    [SOLVED] Is 85 degrees in prime 85 test ok?

    Is 85 degrees in non-overclocked amd ryzen 3 2200g in prime 95 test ok ?
  30. rkelly123

    [SOLVED] Why is my RAM usage so high?

    For some reason when idle or even in chrome my RAM usage can go up to 50 - 70%. I have an 8GB ram but for some reason i am only able to access 6.2GB? Im not exactly a techy person, so i dont really understand why my RAM is so low. This is only when chrome is opening...
  31. LordMikeus

    [SOLVED] CPU 100% for games with stuttering. Is it bottleneck or an issue?

    So, I haven't got an amazing understanding of throttling, overclocking or any of this stuff. I enjoy games and like to run them as good as I can afford to. Currently I'm aware my CPU is behind the rest of my machine and plan to upgrade it and my mobo sometime soon. However, in the past week or 2...
  32. TheSpicyTacoGuy

    Question SOLVED: My RTX 2070 notebook GPU drops clock to 1200 intermittently ingame, not overheating. Why?

    Hi, I have an ASUS ROG Strix Scar II laptop with an RTX 2070 and 8750h. During a game -particularly BF5 - I have great performance hitting over 100fps most of the time, then occasionally my GPU seems to hit a power limit and go to an idle state as seen in GPU-Z. When the GPU goes to its idle...
  33. Quokeepac

    [SOLVED] 3.5k Alienware Laptop Cooling problem . 17 R5 with 1080 and ( i9-8950HK )

    PROBLEM : The I9-8950HK is throttling from nowhere . It all started 1 year ago , i was playing some games and all of the sudden the FPS drops to 20 . I was like ok , something is throttling . I check the GPU and CPU and i see that the CPU stays at 100 degrees . I was like damn .. what is going...
  34. C

    [SOLVED] CPU Bottlenecking?

    So I just got a brand new NZXT prebuilt gaming PC. It has been perfect so far until today. I'm not sure what happened or how it occurred, but an issue came to light. I've been playing Rainbow Six Siege and It has been running smooth as can be, fan barely makes any noise, temps stay low. However...
  35. L

    Question Undervolting and thermal paste replacement doesn't to the job?

    Laptop: ASUS TP500LB Graphics card: Nvidia GT940M Processor: Intel i7 5500u Thermal paste: Grizzly Kryonaut So recently I've replaced the old thermal paste on both of my GPU&CPU (they were crusty and old) and undervolted my CPU because I've been getting a thermal throttle whenever I play...
  36. S

    Question Front USB Ports Not Working Correctly

    I have a problem with my water cooling desktop that I had since 2018. I bought it custom built from a supplier called PC Specialist and it has a Core i7 9700k processor, 16GB DDR4 Corsair 3000mhz RAM and a Samsung 970 Evo 500GB M.2 SSD and a 2TB storage drive. When I was streaming a while ago...
  37. Willj02

    Question CPU Harsh Throttling BD PRCHOT

    I have a HP Pavilion laptop with an i7-7500u and a gt 940mx. It plays games as expected although runs hot, about 50c when it's been idling for a bit and the heatsink has equalised temperature, up to 80c when stressed. At this temperature I'd expect some thermal throttling, which it does, going...
  38. F

    Question XPS 15 9570 CPU throttles at 0.8GHz

    I recently bought a Dell XPS 15 9570 second-hand and the warranty has expired, so unfortunately unable to get a replacement. The problem is that about two thirds of the time, the CPU clock speed throttles to 0.79GHz and the whole system grinds to a near-halt: even using file explorer or a single...
  39. S

    [SOLVED] GPU load drops to 0% randomly

    Hi , So i have a 3700x and a ASUS TUF 5700 XT on ASUS TUF x570 Gaming Plus Motherboard. When playing Gears 5 on Recommended Settings ( Which is Ultra) . I experience major micro stuttering, i used raedon overlay to monitor it, and found out that my GPU UTIL is dropping to 0% from 90%...
  40. Takenfal

    Info Lenovo products have a really bad fan management

    My Product: Model: Lenovo ThinkPad E560 CPU: i5-6200u GPU: AMD R7 M370 RAM: 16 GB DDR3 SSD: PNY CS900 240 GB Purpose of this topic: help the community and (maybe) the designers and developers I want to write this post to inform the Lenovo community and all the users that Lenovo designers and...