throttling

Forum discussion tagged with throttling.
  1. I

    Question How can I cool my laptop's locked CPU While having good clock speeds ?

    Hi! I am new to this forum. Thought it would be a good place to ask this question. Recently purchased an acer aspire 7 laptop with an i5 10300H , 8GB Ram along with a GTX 1650. And while gaming on High Performance Power Plan while plugged in, I notice my CPU temps hitting around 78-80 degrees...
  2. Question Idle power draw stuck at 640W

    Hi, I was looking for some advice. I have a feeling this is something to do with the VRMs maybe. This laptop had an overheating problem due to really old thermal paste and a fan that was almost totally blocked. I have since cleaned the paste off. Reapplied new paste and cleaned out the fans...
  3. DevuSin

    Question My HP Pavilion 15-r laptop stopped working. What can I do to make it work?

    Nothing comes up on screen and fans throttle from get go. Caps lock led is blinking twice in an interval so its a bios issue but how do I update bios without anything on screen? Fairly old laptop too
  4. ridefire123

    Question 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...
  5. M

    Question Xps 9500 Throttling

    I just bought a brand new xps 9500 and I am having difficulties play a game for more than 10 minutes. Everything starts out a 40w each then it throttles the cpu to 15w. My issue is then it cuts the wattage to the gpu to 20w after and my frames become horrendous. I start out getting 60frames and...
  6. Zhinyo

    Question GPU throttling at seemingly random intervals ?

    Recently my GPU has been having some temperature problems . While gaming it would quickly shoot up to 90+ degrees C and start throttling. I decided to take it apart to clean the dust and re-apply some thermal paste. Before applying the new thermal paste my temps were: - 40~ idle and 80-90~...
  7. J

    Question Laptop CPU Speed Slows Down While Gaming

    hi there! this might be a long read, but i would really appreciate if someone could help me with this issue i've been having for about a month or 2 now. specs are as follows: Acer Nitro 5 AN515-54 (highly regret this purchase btw) i7-9750H @ 2.60 GHz, TB up to 4.50 GHz NVIDIA GTX 1650 16GB...
  8. saad1118

    Question Dell Vostro 14 -5459 heat upto 80 degrees and then suddenly throttle causing massive fps drops. Please need assistance!

    After hitting 80 degrees the cpu just throttles to 398 Mhz from the 3090Mhz and after exactly 5-10 secs, it goes up again. What is the solution to this? I'm using a dedicated laptop cooler underneath. The gpu and other components have ideal temps.
  9. C

    [SOLVED] CPU and GPU Appear to be Throttling Under Load

    CPU: AMD FX 8350 Black Edition GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Version MOBO: Asus m5a78l-m/usb3 (cheap budget motherboard) HDD: WD Black Edition 1TB (almost brand new) PSU: EVGA 500B Bronze Ram: 4x4 4GB 1600Mhz Hyperx (yeah i know its slow) Hello, I appear to be having CPU and GPU throttling consistently...
  10. [SOLVED] i5 10500H Current/EDP Limit Throttling and Power Limit Throttling

    Hello everybody, I have recently bought a laptop with i510500H cpu and GTX 1650 Ti. To test the machine and see the performance I installed XTU, Cinebench, AIDA64 and Timespy. One thing I noticed while I was running the stress tests and benchs is that Current/EDP Limit Throttling and Power...
  11. R

    [SOLVED] Used laptop choice - Legion Y540 vs Asus Tuf FX 705DT?

    Specs are practically identical - Y540 (i5 9th gen/GTX 1650/8 Gigs Single Channel/512 GB SSD) Asus Tuf 705 DT (Ryzen 7 3750/GTX 1650/8 Gigs Single Channel/512 GB SSD) I plan to use them for my daily use - programming, UI development, entertainment and some 1080p gaming (I can do medium to high...
  12. O

    [SOLVED] Unusually Low CPU Usage

    Hello, I have been struggling with this issue for a couple of weeks, and its just gotten worse to the point where I basically can't play any game. My CPU usage randomly drops from 90% usage to 15-30% in the middle of a game. This makes it go from 90 fps, to 1-15 fps. It does not seem to be...
  13. P

    Question i7-5820K overlocking issues/doubts

    Greetings, im new in to overclocking so , i saw that XTU was an easy way to overclock so i wanted to give it a try, i managed to get my 5820k to 3.9~4.1ghz , but i cant go any higher i have Core voltage set to 1.300v and all cores to 4.2ghz but im getting current/EDP limit throttling and i dont...
  14. 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...
  15. M

    Question CPU seemingly throttling with no high temperature indicated?

    Hello, excuse me for this is the first time posting to these forums. I have used them many times as an outlet to find answers and solutions for problems, but this time around, I am at a complete loss. A few days ago, My CPU started throttling down violently. "Maximum Frequency" Dropping...
  16. xfire16451

    [SOLVED] Acer Nitro 7 CPU Throttling Issue when loading CPU

    I own a Acer Nitro 7 AN715-51 model gaming laptop (Intel i5-9300H). Recently I noticed that while running games or any other benchmarks my cpu clock speed drops from the usual 3.9 Ghz to 2.0 GHz or even lower and stays there. As soon as the application or game is closed or minimized the clock...
  17. palpitation-feeling

    [SOLVED] Lenovo laptop underperforming

    Hello, my 6 month old laptop started underperforming recently. Most likely its bc of thermal throttling but i'm not sure. I've done a furmark bench just when i bought it. The performance was stable and around 70 fps. Now my gpu after it heats up to around 76 celsius and then dramaticaly drops...
  18. B

    Question Brand new PC CPU Current/EDP Throttling - Gigabyte Z490M - i7-10700k

    Hi everyone, I have just bought a new rig and trying to push the limits a little bit further and try to learn how overclocking works generally. I used to use easy apps in the old times to " guarenteed OC " for my former PC. Since i do not have any experience, i'm scared of playing around with...
  19. v4g4x

    [SOLVED] Mobo is throttling my i7 2600k from 3.4ghz to 1.6ghz after hitting 70c

    MB: Intel DH67BL CPU: i7 2600k So a little bit of context, my stock cooler reached 90c at full load, but still continued to run at 3.4ghz. I wanted to reduce temperatures, so I bought a Cooler Master Hyper T20. My 100% load now is only as hot at 75c, but for some reason now, my MOBO decided to...
  20. Question Dell Alienware M18x R2 GPU throttling/bottlenecked? CPU throttling/bottlenecked? Or just plain old?

    Before I get into it, here's the other specs: CPU: Intel Core i-7-3630QM 2.40 GHz (Overclocked) GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M OS: Windows 10 (Was Windows 7 when the issues started) RAM: 24 GB Laptop Age: 8 yrs (in this case i think it might be relevant lol) Around April 2020 Ive been getting...
  21. F

    [SOLVED] Laptop GPU clock oscillating between idle and load speeds when gaming

    My GPU seems to have a load clock frequency of ~1500 MHz, but when I run games, I see the number plummet to around 400 MHz, and sometimes it drops to below 200 MHz. Naturally this results in some terrible FPS and general unplayablilty in my games on my laptop. Before anyone offers any advice, I...
  22. T

    [SOLVED] CPU stuck at .4 Ghz, slow, fan always on

    Hello All, I've had problems with my less than 2 year old Acer Spin 3 for a year now, and have posted about it previously: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/acer-spin-3-with-ssd-sluggish-issues-with-windows-explorer-and-streaming.3579514/ It got suddenly very sluggish after being...
  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. V

    [SOLVED] [Solved] Cpu Speeds Throttling, Voltage Dropping, Monitor Flashing, Any idea how to help?

    Hello, a few weeks ago I finally took the time to do my first build and create the system I've always wanted. When it was completed, everything ran like a charm, temps were great, speeds were great, no problems were apparent. Recently however, some problems have arisen and I have no idea how...
  25. Stefanozzi_25

    Question CPU clock speed keeps dropping when playing games

    when playing video games my CPU clock speed drops from 3.2 ghz to 1.6ghz after a few minutes, it then goes back up to 3.2 and then every 2 minutes or so, keeps going down to 1.6 for a few seconds and then back up, I’ve been trying to fix this issue since ages, the games run smoothly on low...
  26. elduende

    [SOLVED] ThreadRipper 3960 runs too hot (65C-85C) when idle

    Dear All, I bought my new ThreadRipper 3960X rig a few days ago and I realised that, despite having a decently sized AIO water cooler (Corsair H150i with a 360mm radiator), the CPU runs a little too hot for what it does...or, rather, doesn't do. My idle temperature anything between is 65C to...
  27. X

    [SOLVED] CPU TEMP QUESTION

    Hello! I started noticing some stuttering in a new game I was playing so figured it might just be the game that was causing the stutters, but soon realised all my games were pretty much doing it apart from the more demanding of games, so I looked into my temps and my CPU is fairly high I...
  28. F

    [SOLVED] AMD FX 8370 Overclock - A potential throttling issue

    So I've been experimenting with a multiplier overclock on my CPU, the idea was to squeeze some extra performance out for VR until next gen hits and an upgrade is necessary. I managed to disable all the bios stuff that was blocking me (like powernow etc), enabled custom p states and HPC, put it...
  29. F

    [SOLVED] Fresh off of a Factory Restart: GPU Clock Speed dropping, Lowering FPS and performance

    Just did a factory reset on my laptop, and all of a sudden I started getting massive frame drops in all my games after ~30 seconds of play on average. I ran multiple diagnostics and have come to the conclusion that my GPU is throttling at very low temperatures: around about in the 64-65 C range...
  30. K

    Question Power Limit Throttling

    Im currently using i5 8300h undervolted to -120mv using XTU, cpu temp is good, thermal throttling is mostly gone but power limit throttling is near constant. It gets really annoying. My turbo boost power max is set at 45w and turbo boost short power max is set at 78w. Question is, how do i get...
  31. Bradzo101

    Question CPU Throttling on Idle with temp of 99 degrees

    Hello, I've had my computer for 4 years now running perfectly fine. I moved my pc to another house yesterday and suddenly I'm getting CPU Throttling and CPU temperature reaching 99 degrees. This is under load and idle. Never had these issues before. Did virus scan, sfc check in cmd, updated...
  32. J

    [SOLVED] i7 9700KF throttling at normal temps?

    I just recently build a new system with an i7 9700kf and an Asus rog strix z390-f mobo. But I'm having issues with the cpu throttling down to 4.2 GHz on all cores after 15 seconds or so of running Cinebench r20 (which results in a score of around 3200 compared to 3600 that others get with...
  33. C

    [SOLVED] FPS Drops

    Guys - I am at a loss here. I am experiencing FPS drops and I cannot diagnose the root cause. The FPS drops kick in after about 10 - 15 mins of gaming. I will see FPS drop from >200 to 50-100 FPS. Importantly I am not seeing any thermal or power throttling at all when monitoring through...
  34. C

    Question Laptops that do not throttle on battery

    Hello. I'm using a Dell Inspiron 7577 (2018) with i7 7700HQ and 1060 graphics card and 4K display. Although everything seems to be working fine (except the keyboard), I'm quite unhappy about the performance of this laptop. Whenever I unplug it from AC adapter, the performance of the laptop is...
  35. ceejay7

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 2600 throttling speed from 3.7ghz to 3.5 ghz 85c on stress test?

    My r5 2600 goes down from 3.7 to 3.5ghz at 84-86c as I checked at my task manager. My room temp without AC is 32c when using it, it goes around 27c. I'm using the Tecware Nexus M case, I opened up the front panel of it exposing the mesh filter to have more airflow because it was suffering from a...
  36. [SOLVED] Razer Blade 15 2018 1070 max-q ridiculous power limit throttling while MSI GS65 Stealth is completely fine.

    I own a Razer blade 15 with the 1070 max-q released in 2018 and I have been getting a lot of power limit throttling on the CPU (i7-8750H). One of my friends has an MSI GS65 Stealth with the same cpu and almost all internals except the gpu, which is a 1060. We have run cinebench scores and have...
  37. Moribund

    Question AMD A10-5800K stuck below 2.5 Ghz

    My customer's CPU. I built this machine for him in 2013. The CPU had no issues when turboing to 4.2 GhZ. Back then it had Windows 7 on it. This year he wanted upgrade to 10. But now the CPU is stuck at low clock speeds. It's in high performance mode both in BIOS and in Windows. Not only that but...
  38. SendHelpPlease

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 7 2700X Extreme throttling

    AMD Ryzen 7 2700X cpu cant even reach its base clock speed. Idle running at around 2.7GHz but drops to around 0.6GHz when doing tasks as simple as opening up a new web page. Temperatures are cool and nothing else is running, it seems the more load it receives the lower the clock speed drops...
  39. bpboop

    Question i7-7700hq throttling?

    I have a Dell Inspiron 7567 (gaming) and I've been recently having issues with the CPU appearing to throttle while i try playing games. Though it says nothing in task manager, in XTU I can see that the package tdp will drop from ~20W to around 5W, the processor cache frequency dropps to around...
  40. Jack12346

    Question ASUS FX505D "Power Throttled" brand new laptop, what to do

    Hi, I just bought an ASUS laptop yesterday. The model is ASUS TUF Gaming FX505D. Specs are RTX 2060, Ryzen 3750, 16 GB of RAM. I have another desktop which has a GTX 1060, 16 GB of RAM and an Intel i5-7400. I've tried only one game so far on both (DotA 2) and I was getting about 20-30 less FPS...