Forum discussion tagged with undervolt.
  1. A

    [SOLVED] GPU Tweak III/MSI Afterburner - - - no voltage registered ?

    Hi, my ASUS RTX 3070 shows 0 Voltage used in: GPU Tweak III MSI Afterburner I wanted to undervolt but don't seem to be able to without that reading - how can I debug it? Screenshot of both programs with highlighted (yellow) questionable spots: View: https://imgur.com/a/LP10Itg
  2. Alvesss154

    [SOLVED] Is it ok to undervolt by offset?

    My CPU (Ryzen 5 5600g) doesn't boost nicely with stock voltages, (4.168ghz at full load) so I tried undervolting it by offset (-0.036v) and now it can go up to 4.230ghz at full load, I've left everything else on stock and I wanna know if that slight undervolt can damage anything, like my CPU...
  3. The God Factory

    Question Ryzen 9 5950x Undervolting Help

    Has anyone seen a chart or done any amount of tests to make one regarding settings in ryzen master when adjusting speed and voltage on cores? What i need (i imagine things like this exist for older units) is basically a guide to know what volt to speed ratios are stable for this card as i...
  4. C

    Question AMD Threadripper 3970x - best settings for improved thermals and retained performance / Lowest possible temps with the lowest possible loss in perform

    Hi! I recently finished my dual-3090 Threadripper 3970x custom watercooled system. It will be mainly a workstation for simulations (mostly bioinformatics), video editing and 3D rendering. I have 3 360mm EKWB blocks for cooling. An SE, PE and an XE. My issue is, that I am worried about the...
  5. Question Undervolting i9-12900k advice and help wanted [ASUS]

    Hi people, Lately I built a new PC, I got a new 12th Intel Core i9 12900K and my Motherboard is ROG STRING Z690-F Gaming WI-FI My cooling system is MasterLiquid ML360 Illusion with an extra fan in back of the case and 3 on front, I use latest windows 11 with all drivers updated. When I start...
  6. S

    Question My CPU's Max Turbo Boost is at 3.9Ghz with 4 cores, If I attempt to make it 4.0Ghz for all 4, will nothing happen?

    Using throttlestop this is what my settings look like right now: Imgur: The magic of the Internet If I made all cores run at 4.0Ghz, is this considered an overclock and will automatically apply, or do I have to overvolt my CPU first otherwise nothing happens? Right now it's undervolted...
  7. Budgeteer_262

    Build Advice Gaming Laptop Performance Optimisation

    Hi All, I just got my first gaming laptop, and having only ever built performance orientated desktops, I am used to having a lot of control over my voltages on clocks, voltages and fan speeds on my systems. However, with my new Acer Nitro 5 I don't (yet) know how to set a custom fan curve or...
  8. R

    Question EVGA RTX 3060 Ti XC undervolt stability test?

    Hey there! I recently picked up the 3060 Ti XC from EVGA. It reached upwards of 77-78C, which to me was quite hot and it also came with a significant fan speed of 77-78%. I undervolted the card to 0.900 with 1875 Mhz. Before, it ran at 1815-1780 when the temps reached 77. I don't want to...
  9. K

    [SOLVED] Underclocking/undervolting an FX6350

    I'm pretty new to the overclock/undervolting scene, so I wanted some guidance on how I can undervolt/underclock my fx6350. The reason for this is that my mobo (asus m5a78l-lx plus) is having problems while running at 3.9 ghz (base speed of fx6350). It throttles the cpu every 5 seconds when...
  10. _dawn_chorus_

    Question MSI afterburner power limit only works intermittently?

    I made an undervolt profile for my 3080 FE to save the memory from cooking itself over time but the dang thing won't stay applied. Even though MSI afterburner launches on boot I have to manually select the profile each time which is annoying but the real issue is the power limit only works half...
  11. Leoplate25

    [SOLVED] BSOD: "Clock Watchdog Timeout" ?

    Hi, i'm facing some issues. I was setting my Windows and out of the sudden a BSOD occured. I tried to run Prime95 SmallFFT and after 20 minutes, i got the same BSOD. I had the CPU undervolted by -0.050v offset for 2 months and nothing happened. Now, i'm running Prime95 again, without UV the CPU...
  12. M

    [SOLVED] Can no longer undervolt

    About a year ago my laptop was having some serious heat issues. Games running would regularly cause temp to about 100c, causing the AC power to disconnect. Started undervolting and got temps down to about 60-80 while gaming. AC only disconnects after long sessions. I was gone from November to...
  13. D

    [SOLVED] Power Limit Throttling on Intel i5-8250u ?

    Hi, I tried undervolting my laptop for the first time. Its an HP Envy 13 with an i5-8250U processor. I used throttlestop to undervolt CPU Cache, Core, and Intel GPU to -100mV offset voltage. I didn't go beyond -100mV since I got a blue screen when I changed it to -110mV. However, I wasn't...
  14. Beratini

    [SOLVED] RX 5700 lower clock speed than should be

    I set my rx 5700's clock speed to 1700 mhz, but at stress tests clock speed is getting stuck at 1660 mhz. I tried setting clock speed at 1750 mhz and stress tests clock speed getting stuck at 1710 mhz. I reinstalled drivers after uninstalling the old one with DDU but nothing changed.
  15. Z

    Question Undervolt cpu how?

    Hey I got the i9 12900k and the temps run hot I want to undervolt it so I can better temps please help View: https://m.imgur.com/3sIxadV I’m a total noob at this so any help is appricate
  16. renna

    [SOLVED] RX 5700 XT junction temperature is still high even after heavy undervolting ?

    FIXED: Replaced my GPU's thermal paste and now my temperatures are back to normal. Hi, I just conducted a Unigine Heaven Benchmark to test temps with my XFX Tripple Dissipation RX 5700 XT after finding a stable undervolt and undercllock (1905MHz, 1.0v) and I'm still having a high junction...
  17. Question Idle Temperatures High After Undervolting

    Recently undervolted my gpu (Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3070 Ti VISION OC 8GB) which brought my temperature under load (during gaming) down by around 10 degrees, which is perfect. But at idle, both my cpu (i9-10850k) and gpu have gone up about 10 degrees. At idle, I used to get 20-30 cpu and 30-40...
  18. E

    [SOLVED] 3070 is always on boost ?

    Hello there! Could somebody please help me understand how msi afterburner works? The matter is I undervolted my inno3d 3070 x4, since stock settings was like a furnace, about 1.1volts/1800mhz. I undervolted it to 0.9 1865mhz. Everything is fine beside my card is always at boost, even while...
  19. A Gamer

    [SOLVED] AMD Ryzen 5600x PBO speed dips

    My score isn't all too bad, but i wonder why my CPU Freq. goes back to lower speed sometimes. Here is a picture: View: https://imgur.com/fAxcuew Is there something i can do about this? (No manual settings) Score: GPU: 15059 CPU: 8254 13401 Temps: CPU Max. 81C Settings: PBO: ON PBO Limits...
  20. T

    [SOLVED] Can't undervolt laptop CPU

    Recently i updated the BIOS on my laptop(Asus ROG Strix GL503GE - i7-8750h, 1050ti), and now when i try to undervolt CPU in ThrottleStop, the sliders and modifiers are locked and i can't change anything: https://pasteboard.co/KaPg2sn.png . I read that recent BIOS updates remove the option to...
  21. S

    [SOLVED] Graphics card not running at high clocks

    Hii, I have a acer nitro 5 an515-52 2018 laptop, specs: core i7 - 8750h , 12gb ddr4 2400mhz, gtx 1050, Windows 10 21H1 My gpu core boost clock was at 1759Mhz(most common) and undervolted my cpu using throttlestop and undervolted my gpu using msi afterburner my gpu reached 1759 Mhz while...
  22. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Different Voltage Curve Editor in MSI Afterburner PLS. HELP!

    I wanna undervolt my GPU but the only thing that is hindering me from doing it is because of the different looking fan curve editor in my MSI Afterburner software. My Voltage Curve editor looks like this: https://ibb.co/4VStQvN While the numerous videos I have watched from Youtube concerning...
  23. S

    [SOLVED] Throttlestop - Undervolting iGPU

    Hi all, I have an integrated graphics card that can be undervolted with Throttlestop. I currently have it at -40mv to save a little bit of power, I don't use it for games so it is only used for display. I don't want to undervolt it further in case it may cause rare BSOD. However, I've never...
  24. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] What setting manages UNDERVOLTING in MSI Afterburner?

    In MSI Afterburner there are two settings regarding power, there's the "Power Limit" setting and the "Power Voltage" setting. So what setting manages the undervolting? I wanna try undervolting my GPU, I have been studying and reading about it on the internet and on numerous forums, and from what...
  25. M

    [SOLVED] Ryzen 9 5950x undervolt

    Hello! I just recently updated my streaming PC, to a Ryzen 9 5950x with the h115i platinum AIO cooler, and the crosshair rog formula MOBO and whilst streaming under load etc my temps are in the 70-75 sometimes peaking into the 78-79c range, but mainly sitting around 75c and was told to...
  26. W

    Question I can't Undervolt my MSI GF65 Thin 10SER

    https://www.msi.com/Laptop/GF65-Thin-10SX When I play AAA titles the CPU Temp crosses 90+ and 95 sometimes. So I changed the Maximum Processor rate to 99% under Power options and clock speed dropped to 2.4Ghz and Temp dropped under 70c But there are FPS decrease games not huge but Yes. Then I...
  27. [SOLVED] Undervolt values for a 5900x?

  28. A

    [SOLVED] Undervolting Zotac GTX 1070 mini

    Greetings everyone. I'm currently using Zotac GTX 1070 mini and was wondering how to undervolt the gpu to get a better temp plus lower volt. My current temp at idle is 65c and at peak is 82c. Would be glad if anyone can provide the best setting for undervolting this gpu. Thanks !
  29. C

    [SOLVED] Editing a Prebuilt Bios to unlock undervolting

    Hi there, So I've got an Alienware alpha R2 and I've been trying to undervolt it for some time now, due to the good thermal benefits, but I've basically his a brick wall. Dell in their mighty wisdom have pretty much disabled most bios tweaking and it seems pretty much all over/underclocking...
  30. carocuore

    [SOLVED] RX 590 not underclocking ?

    Heyo I've decided to build a small crypto rig, I'm just getting started with this and I don't plan on becoming rich or getting a huge rig mainly because I can't really use cryptos for anything where I live and I don't know how to transform them into real money. My rig consists of 2 MSI RX 590...
  31. A

    [SOLVED] Does undervolting really increase performance??

    I have a gaming laptop (acer aspire 7 with i5 9300h + gtx 1650) and I undervolted it around -140 mV...and I ran cinebench r15 (without undervolt temp - 88°c, multicore score - 815)(With undervolt temp - 71°c to 79°c, multicore score - 709) why this performance hit with undervolt????? N.B. - I...
  32. Question i7-8750h C0% Abnormally High

    I tried undervolting my CPU using throttlestop but I noticed that the C0% level is usually hovering over 10 which is very high, and there are no tasks taking up that much power besides system idle according to my task manager. On top of that, my clock speed is always much higher than the base...
  33. W

    [SOLVED] Help with undervolting an RTX 2070 Super ?

    Hello everyone, I'm trying to do an undervolt to my zotac rtx 2070 super twin fan with MSI Afterburner. The values I've put in so far are as follows: - Power limit (%): 90 - Core clock (Mhz): +100 - Memory clock (Mhz): +300 According to the manufacturer's page, the memory clock of this...
  34. C

    [SOLVED] Help, any guide to undervolt Ryzen 9 5950X (New at this)

    Hello everyone My temperatures are a bit high depending on what I play for example in Horizon Zero Dawn I see up to 78º depending on what situation, in cyberpunk about 75º (Noctua NH - D15 dual fan) i see videos of people playing the same games with same specs and similiar coolers or even worse...
  35. CoDrift

    [SOLVED] Too much heat? Or is it fine?

    Old laptop, Elitebook 745 G2 to be exact, seems to be running fine but I heard these AMD versions would overheat easily and kill themselves. I already undervolted it to be safe but still worried about these temps... What is core and package temp here? Thanks! View: https://imgur.com/a/dDwJ1xG
  36. LeaderShyp

    [SOLVED] Ram speed issues

    i purchased a acer predator helios 300 off fingerhut about a year ago i love it , i use it daily i game and edit and animate and it gets the job done , well now im heavy into AE adobe after affects for those who dont know what AE is , and had to upgrade so 3 months ago i went from my 8 gb stick...
  37. mjeccs

    [SOLVED] 3080 FE UnderVolt Crash

    Hi guys any experts here able to offer some advice Background: The 3080 is my first ever GPU and I have limited knowledge around hardware, only the info I have retained from watching hours of Youtube vids. I have attempted to undervolt my 3080 FE and had some crashes when playing Cyberpunk and...
  38. NM-NM

    [SOLVED] Undervolt Settings For (sapphire RX580 8GB pulse)

    My GPU runs too hot until restart. I need to undervolt so it runs cooler. I don't need high frame rates or resolutions as my screen is 1080p and 60Hz. I think I should edit vBios itself. But I want to use something like AMD Adrenaline Tuning until I get the best settings for the GPU. The...
  39. G

    Question Zotac 3060ti Twin Edge OC, issues with temps, clocks and OC Scanner

    I bought recently a Zotac 3060ti. Overall I'm satisfied with gaming performance, but... the card is pretty noisy, it gets really hot and it keeps downclocking itself to 1890-1905mhz while gaming. I have tried undervolting it but apparently I got a bad chip. As soon as I try a "bold" undervolt...
  40. sadakatsu

    [SOLVED] Is there a solution to my system overheating that does not require new parts?

    I have been trying to resolve a series of system issues due to my old parts not working well anymore. Through a series of what now seem to be insufficiently researched purchases, I now have the following set of parts: CPU: Intel Core i9 9900K Motherboard: MSI z370 Gaming Plus (MS-7B61, UEFI...