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hello there
i have amd phenom x4 9950 be, @ 2.6 GHz, 13x 200
i was just checking my core speeds lately and found out that when im playing games, and temperature reaches 55°C, my multiplier decreases from 13 to 6.5, so my core speed is 1,3 GHz and i really feel it in game
dunno if there are any possible fixes, hopefully yes so im asking you
btw im using stock cooler
thanks in advance
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2 things you need to do.
1) Get a good aftermarket cooler.
2) Disable C&Q in the bios.
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2 things you need to do.
1) Get a good aftermarket cooler.
2) Disable C&Q in the bios.
C&Q Doesn't have to be disabled if the OC is not that high, it would just decrease the life span faster.
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C&Q Doesn't have to be disabled if the OC is not that high, it would just decrease the life span faster.
2 thing that will decrease life span on cpu.
1) HEAT.
2) Voltage.

If you keep those 2 in check it will decease the life very little.
He has the problem that C&Q is kicking down his cpu to 1.3ghz. If he disable C&Q it will fix it, but his cpu fan will run very loud. So If he isn't worry about the sound of the fan. He will be ok, if not he needs to get an aftermarket cooler to make it quieter.
Edited by dixson01974 - 6/5/11 at 9:23am
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2 things you need to do.
1) Get a good aftermarket cooler.
2) Disable C&Q in the bios.
C&Q is disabled
and i dont feel like buying new cooler >.<
no other ways?
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C&Q is disabled
and i dont feel like buying new cooler >.<
no other ways?
Have you change the power saver in windows?
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Originally Posted by dixson01974 View Post
2 thing that will decrease life span on cpu.
1) HEAT.
2) Voltage.

If you keep those 2 in check it will decease the life very little.
He has the problem that C&Q is kicking down his cpu to 1.3ghz. If he disable C&Q it will fix it, but his cpu fan will run very loud. So If he isn't worry about the sound of the fan. He will be ok, if not he needs to get an aftermarket cooler to make it quieter.
Exactly ^ Voltage, with CnQ disabled, the OC voltage will be running at a constant 24/7, and it won't be able to undervolt it self in idle modes.
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Have you change the power saver in windows?
what do you mean by this? balanced, high performance, etc?
tried both balanced & high performance, same result
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post #9 of 22
It's a pity that nobody bothered to even check the maximum temperature of a 9950, they would have found that 55c is well within safe limits.

According to AMD themselves, the Phenom x4 9950 CPU has a maximum safe temperature of 61c, a good 6c higher than what the OP is experiencing problems with.

The first thing I would check is the BIOS. I'm unfamiliar with your board and Asus boards in general, however it may have an option that turns thermal throttling on or off, aswell as an option to set what temperature you'd like that to happen at. If the setting(s) exist then you need to change the value to a higher, safe amount (ie 61c) and it should see the end of your problems. If that isn't it, then more thinking will be required
post #10 of 22
You can see that the motherboard appears to use unheatsinked 4+1 phase power; the 9950 is a power-heavy 140W CPU. I would call the downclocking as not CnQ, but thermal throttling due to VRM heat, which is common on ASUS boards. You need to add VRM cooling to your mobo! If you are using the stock cooler and the VRMs are already being cooled by the airflow, but you still get throttling at stock speed (CnQ should only activate when idle and not at certain temperature either), you may need a new mobo for proper operation.
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