Forum discussion tagged with undervolting.
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    Question how to undervolt a gtx 980 reference card?

    i wanna know if theres a way to undervolt this card to keep the wattage usage lower. i was planning to use msi afterburning but when i tried to do ctrl+F it doesnt show the custom curve for the voltage perhaps someone can help me out with this.
  2. LordVile

    Question Undervolting Vega BIOS question

    Planning to undervolt my Vega 56 to see if I can drop the temps. Should I attempt to flash the bios to the 64 before doing so? Or will it not make much difference? Not interested in overclocking the card much if at all cos my case is ITX. card is an ASUS Strix ROG OC.
  3. turqay16

    Question CPU undervolting

    So I have the new Acer helios 300 i7-9750h model and it comes undervolted out of the box, but I did reinstall windows and I thought it would be canceled and set back to default since my laptop was getting to 91C on basic games after an hour, I did download throttlestop and didn't see much...
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    Question Cpu VCore can be increased, but not decreased

    I will get straight to it.. I want to undervolt my cpu because its running a little too hot(90C+). The problem is that I have the option to overvolt it but not to undervolt it. Plus sign on keyboard is used to overvolt, minus sign takes me an option back, but it doesnt decrease the voltage. My...
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    Question Funny story - i cleaned my pc's interiour and now the cpu is overheating!

    Ok so, actually the title needs some context. I haven't cleaned my PC in a while so while I was cleaning it (by blowing into the dust with a vacuum cleaner in my hand to suck in the dust, XD I know, very dumb), I noticed that my cpu cooler (not stock, but artic 11 pro rev. 2) had a LOT od dust...
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    Question Gpu stress test

    Hi guys, i undervolted my rx570 4gb strix and then run superposition stress test. Gpu scored 3121 on 4k optimized, but during the test i noticed that it had some usage drops to 80%. Does it mean that it isnt stable? In msi afterburner when i open gpu usage i can also see that it dropped to 80%...
  7. Just another human

    Question Frequent throttling and fps drops happening on Dell G7 7588

    Hi i bought Dell G7 7588 last year around october, it ran fine for a couple of months buut started heating, or overheating i should say, with constant throttling and cpu temperatures reaching upto 98 or even 100 degree CELSIUS sometimes. i was busy with college so i stopped gaming but now got my...
  8. vulcanraven

    Question undervolting Rtx 2060 Laptop

    hello im trying to undervolt my gpu with MSi Afterburner but when im trying to get my average clock i keep getting numbers around 1500-1700mhz and some spikes of 1800mhz, but when i check online the clock speed on a rtx 2060 for laptop is around 1200 with the boost so i dont know whats going on...
  9. Kmylo777

    Question How can I undervolt an old 3520M?

    I have a very old Lenovo laptop and the CPU is rising up to 103C at maximum load. I would like to undervolt the CPU but I can't find a way to do it. What can I do? Thanks in advance and forgive me if this is in the wrong section.
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    Question Unexplained throttling: Help needed

    Hi guys, I am the proud owner of a Clevo p775dm3-g notebook purchased from azom.systems (authorized Clevo reseller in India, Model rebranded as Azom Legion-17.3 inches). Here are my specs: Core i7 7700 (non-K version): undervolted by 110 mv and turbo boost disabled in BIOS- machine uses prema...
  11. Question PC boot loops, fixed temporarily by making hardware change

    After coming back from a 2 week holiday, when I turned on my PC I found that it boot looped without the fans spinning down and too quickly to get into bios but after displaying the post screen for a second. After trying lots of different things I could boot once by making different hardware...
  12. Adhi 007

    Question Low CPU usage and high CPU usage

    My CPU : and ryzen 3 2200g GPU : RX 480, 8gb While playing old games like sleeping dogs with medium settings I get stable fps of 72 ( limited fps to 72 my monitor refresh rate is 72 ) GPU usage with medium settings 60-75 % CPU usage at medium settings 55-75 % with few fps drops when I change...
  13. zombiesoul

    Question GPU Undervolting/Overclocking

    I was using Resident Evil 2 remake to check Gpu Undervolt, after a few tries I got it to stop shutting pc off but after a few minutes of playing game crashes I have mostly everything at Max graphics settings including 200 percent image quality. So my question: if I am undervolting or...
  14. Mazdamundi

    Question Overheating laptop CPU - undervolt or turbo boost?

    Hello community, New guy here! Hoping to get some help with a new laptop I bought recently. Over the years I've often come across TH articles when dealing with computer problems. Hoping the community here is just as helpful! Anyway, I recently got a new laptop: HP Omen 15 dc0006 that comes...
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    Question Does undervolting a GPU give more fps?

    I have heard that undervolting your GPU gives more fps and lowers the temperature. Does this work and if so, how does it work? I am thinking about undervolting to get lower temperatures on my rx 580 oc.
  16. orodruin

    Question Asus Strix Vega 64 Undervolting Question

    I've been applying undervoltage to my Asus Strix Vega 64 card for a few days. But I haven't found stable values. I think I'm misusing the process. I didn't get that. I enter the wattman settings when the card is in a balanced profile. I turn off the Chill feature. I set the card to manual...
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    Question i7 9700K Noctua NH-D15 running hot!!?

    Hey, so I've sold my previous i7 9700K build and got a new one. i7 9700K RTX 2080 ASUS ROG Strix OC ASUS ROG STRIX Z390 Gaming F 16gb G.skill 3200mhz Noctua NH-D15 EVO 970 m.2 EVO 860 Toshiba 2TB HDD Corsair RMX 750 Nanoxia Deep silence 5 rev b. Full tower with 4 140mm fans. The cpu...
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    ffmpeg and two (2) logitech 920 webcams

    I am using the following line to preview my webcam: ffmpeg -s 1280x720 -framerate 30 -pix_fmt yuv420p -rtbufsize 100MB -f dshow -i video="Logitech Cam#1" -c:v copy -an -f sdl "WebCAM Preview" this line works fine with cam #1, however when try it with cam #2, I get the error: [dshow @...
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    $800USD gaming pc (South Africa)

    Approximate Purchase Date: Withing 1-2 weeks Budget Range: <R11000 (about $800 USD) System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, browsing, very little coding, rendering, potential streaming definitely not priority Parts Not Required: Optical Drive, Harddrives, Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse...
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    My pc keep turning off/on continuously!!

    well, i upgraded my motherboard, ram, and cpu and put it together. when i power up my pc, it started to turning off and on continuously. right now im gonna exchange my cpu and new ram. Method I tried use: 1. Re-seated everything. 2. use a power supply tester and power supply still work. 3...