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Is there a way I can throttle boinc to only keep my CPU at a 75% load? My temps get a little to high for comfort during extended full load times.
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post #2 of 9
Then i suggest to lower the clocks. No person(or idiot) would leave his PC clocked, if it get's too hot.
Or get a better cooler, or try to use threadmaster.
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post #3 of 9
simple

lower your overclock try 3.8
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Set it in preferences.
 
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post #5 of 9
Lower the clocks. easier, faster, and power savvy.
   
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advanced, preferences, on multiprocessor systems (set at 75%)
    
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post #7 of 9
You probly know but i made it easy and gave you the % to put in boinc to set how many cores you want it to use when i want my cpu to run cooler i do 6 cores.

12.5% 1 core
25.0% 2 cores
37.5% 3 cores
50.0% 4 cores
62.5% 5 cores
75.0% 6 cores
87.5% 7 cores
100% 8 cores
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post #8 of 9
As DR said, just set the BOINC client to 75% CPU usage.

Or if you have 8 "cores" visible (with hyperthreading) set it to 6 "cores" or if you have 4 cores present (without hyperthreading) set it to 3 cores - and leave it at 100% and it'll end up averaging 75% across all "cores"
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