Forum discussion tagged with throttle.
  1. Teener

    Question Intel i9-13900K throttling to .78

    Hello! I'll start by posting my specs: CPU: Intel i9-13900k @ 3GHz with a Corsair H100i liquid cooler GPU: ASUS ROG 4070ti Motherboard: Gigabyte Z790 Aorus Elite PSU: Corsair RM1000x 1000W 80+ Gold OS: Windows 11 I built this PC back in March this year and it has ran smoothly so far. My...
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    Question When I exit a program GPU-Z marks my PerfCap Reason as Thermal Throttling is that something to worried about?

    Just got a used EVGA 3080 FTW3 Ultra today and was checking it out in GPU Z. It seems to be working great except for the topic title. The clock speed doesn't fluctuate massively and the GPU hasn't gone above 80C in all of my benchmarks, but it still has me a little freaked out. In this...
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    Question Insane power throttling on battery

    Hi everyone. While my laptop is connected to the AC adapter, my dGPU is limited to 50 watts and my CPU goes up to 80 watts momentarily and 45-50 watts under sustained load; And both of these are normal according to specs. Going forward, when it's not connected to the AC, the dGPU is imited...
  4. michaelreus

    Question Laptop Power Throttling followed by Coil Whine even when disabled ?

    Recently I've encountered an issue with my laptop: annoying coil whine just suddenly appeared out of nowhere, and a day or two after that an insane power throttling started happening. Absolutely positive that the issue is not connected to audio speakers and is not thermal throttling. The only...
  5. Matty0

    Question Why is my 5700x CPU throttling to 550MHz after 5 mins of running Cinebench?

    Specs: CPU: Ryzen 5700x CPU Cooler: Cooler Master MA620P Thermal Paste: Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut GPU: Radeon RX 6900 XT MOBO: Gigabyte AB350 Gaming 3 RAM: Corsair Vengeance 3200MHz 16CL 32GB PSU: EVGA 850 G2 Case: Silverstone RL06 BIOS Settings(Latest Bios & Chipset Update): PBO = On XMP = On...
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    [SOLVED] i9 10900f throttled to 800mhz overnight

    Hello everyone! I'll try to be as concise as possible with everything: SPECS: CPU: Intel i9 10900f @ 2.8GHz MOBO: Gigabyte Z590UD AC OS: Windows 10 ISSUE: Woke up today and noticed the PC was very sluggish (Processor stuck at 800MHz). So I: Opened task manager and noticed my processor was...
  7. 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?
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
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    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 ...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
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    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...
  15. Tapogam

    [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...
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    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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
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    [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...
  21. 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...
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    [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...
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    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...
  24. 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 :/
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
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    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...
  34. 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)
  35. 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 ?
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...