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Underclock and undervolt Phenom II 965 C3.

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Hi, I'd like to underclock and undervolt a my processor, because I play FIFA 12 game, and I've seen 2400MHz gonna to over 100 fps constant ... Anyone know what would be a speed (ghz) run to FIFA and streaming (ofimatic) etc and what voltage? 2.0ghz maybe? and voltage?

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Are you doing this to try to save electricity, or reduce heat?

The process is basically the same as overclocking, except you work backwards. Choose the speed you want (say 2 GHz), and then reduce the voltage by a few notches. Then run stress tests to be sure it will work at that lower voltage - continue lowering the voltage until it fails the stress test, meaning you will need just a little bit more than that.
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