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I saw this on my Bios menu and it's set at 50%. What is Thermal Throttling?
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I saw this on my Bios menu and it's set at 50%. What is Thermal Throttling?
Thermal throttling will slow your processor down if it overheats in an attempt to save it.
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Yeah, thermal throttling is activated when your CPU is over heated and it runs at a lower frequency/voltage when it hits those high temps.
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mine had that... i shut it off, OCed it and is 50C at Oblivion hot..... my GPU goes up to 95C
    
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my GPU goes up to 95C
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i thought that was normal what u sayin
    
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the AmbientGPU temp is at 70C, CPU 50, Mobo 45-47, FANS ON FULL.... i said i need cooling
    
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I think GPU's can get pretty warm, like 120°C max. So you'll be ok. Try to put your computer won the floor, where the coolest air is.
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post #9 of 23
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Originally Posted by xviosx
the AmbientGPU temp is at 70C, CPU 50, Mobo 45-47, FANS ON FULL.... i said i need cooling
Are you possibly mixing Celsius with Fahrenheit when you're talking about your gpu?
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NOPE everest is set to read all in Celsius..... CPU,GPU and my HDD hovers at 76C is that normal SATA2 16Mb
    
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