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Can I achieve a similar power usage to the i5-7500T with an i5-7500 by underclocking?

I'm upgrading my aging NAS hardware to something more recent, and I've decided that I will either buy an i5-7500 (3.4 base, 3.8 boost, 65W) or an i5-7500T  (2.7 base, 3.3 boost, 35W). Given that the ...
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Wrong CPU temp sensor reading?

Recently I have noticed that a game that used to run at a constant 60 fps on my pc is not doing so anymore, I haven't played a game for a while but ran this game (batman arkham knight) for my nephew ...
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My laptop gpu started underclocking itself when it is not plugged at the wall

So my laptop GPU started under-clocking itself when i unplug it off the wall. The clock speeds were actually ok a few weeks ago. I used to move from my mom's house to my father house and the GPU ...
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Undervolt and underclock CPU to save energy

I'm using old AMD Athlon 4400+ CPU on MB for mining. Since it's GPU extensive operation, main CPU is almost idle. I would like to undervolt and underclock it in order to save some extra power. I ...
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Laptop keeps reaching critical temperature

I bought this Acer TravelMate 5744 many years ago and installed Windows 7, and two years ago it suddenly stopped working. I so monitored the hardware temperature and discovered that as it turned on, ...
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Accidentely underclocked cpu, dont know how to go back

Soooooo my system boots fine, its just that I underclocked it instead of overclocking. First time overclocking much! Alright now for the important stuff. I have an Intel i7 6700k. My mobo is an Asus ...
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Raise / Lower cpu frequency - what to do with RAM?

I am using an old laptop (running CentOS 7) as a compute host in a small cluster at home and to keep it from overheating I am changing the CPU speed by altering /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu*/cpufreq/...
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How do you underclock RAM (with Gigabyte F2 UEFI)?

I've purchased an AMD A10 7850K with a Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-D3HP and 8GB 2400MHz Corsair RAM for my computer. The problem is that the AMD A10 7850K doesn't support RAM at 2400 MHz, so I'm trying to ...
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CPU, RAM and FSB frequency

I built my own PC out of parts from the internet. Motherboard: Asrock G41C-S - motherboard specs CPU: Intel Pentium Dual Core E5700 3GHz GPU: AMD Sapphire Radeon HD 7500 1GB GDDR5 My old RAM ...
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Acer Laptop Performance Loss Plugged in

A few days ago I acquired a Brand New Acer Aspire E 15 E5-571-74AP laptop, and found a frustrating problem. Whenever the laptop is unplugged, the performance on games and other programs is stunning. ...
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Underclocking to the speed of a 386?

Recently I acquired a couple of old Motorola two-way radios and discovered that a multitude of Moto aficionados have bricked their radios attempting to programme them with machines with 400 MHz ...
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Is underclocking a viable solution for processor overheating?

My laptop is overheating and causing system instability (spontaneous shutdown). I am well aware of the various solutions there are for an overheating laptop, and I've run through them all: verifying ...
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Clock down Intel i7 3610QM

I have some big troubles with my CPU. It is getting too hot and therefore performs a thermal shutdow which basically means it just kills itself. Since I don't need the full power of this CPU I was ...
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EVGA Precision X doesn't have Automatic Profile managment

I have installed the last version of EVGA Precision X: 4.2.1 But in the Profiles tab there isn't anymore the Section to manage 2d/3d profiles: That was pretty useful as it let me to rise the clocks ...
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Overclock when performance is needed, underclock when idle

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I would like to know if I can underclock my CPU when my computer is idle, and overclock when performance is needed. Is there some sort of software I can install and use?...
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Nvidia force underclocking in a dual monitor setup

Not a gamer, no need for 3D or any bells & whistles other than running a dual monitor setup without having GPU pinned to heat generating maximum performance. New Dell Precision M4700 Nvidia ...
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Prevent i7 from overclocking while on battery

I've been bringing my laptop to tutorials and lectures lately and I've noticed sometimes my CPU clocks up from 1GHZ to 3.2 GHZ which cuts my estimated battery life in half, and spins the fan up pretty ...
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Linux CPU energy saving hacks

I have a quad core CPU (Phenom II 945), because sometimes I need performance, but most of the time, 4×800 MHz (the minimal frequency) is still overkill for most usages. So, three questions ...
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Pstate (underclock) on single core hyperthreaded cpu

In Ubuntu, I can underclock the CPU using the CPU freq applet. My netbook is a Intel atom n270, basically single core with 2 "virtual cores" due to hyperthreading. I can underclock one of these ...
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What should I take into account when underclocking Intel i5-750?

I'm using my PC at idle all the time. I want to underclock the CPU at these hot summer days. I got into the BIOS screen, and I saw a setting for "CPU Clock Ratio". I reduced it from 21 to 9. After a ...
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underclocking Intel Core i7

My laptop's CPU is Intel Core i7 Q 720 . Works perfect but the bad side is overheating... Ive already tried to clean laptop and change thermopaste, it doesn't give any results. Is there any programs ...
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Underclocking without BIOS option

I have never over/under/downclocked my laptop, however it is seriously suffering from overheating. I have cleaned it out and am running the fan at full speed the whole time. I also have turned the ...
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Underclocking/Power saver mode in Ubuntu 9.10

I'm using a laptop (Intel Pentium Dual T3400, 2GB RAM, Intel GL40 chipset), dual-booting with Windows Vista Home Premium and Ubuntu 9.10. Majority of the time, Windows is used. However, when I have to ...
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ASUS M5A88-V EVO Downclocking?

Can the "ASUS M5A88-V EVO AM3+ motherboard" down/underclock 1866 ram to 1333 so I can use a Phenom II for now and not have to switch out ram later when I eventually upgrade the CPU?
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Are there pitfalls to using incompatible RAM (frequencies) in motherboards? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it safe using RAMs with different Frequencies I'd like to use 2 x 4GB DDR3 1600 dimms in a motherboard capable of only DDR3 1066. The DDR3 1600 is on sale and the cost is ...
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Overclock and Underclock graphics card using Registry Keys [closed]

Is it possible to use the registry to over clock or under clock a graphics card?
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Why does my Intel CPU underclock itself automatically?

I have an Intel i3 350m and a Core 2 Quad 8300. The 350m is 2.2ghz, while the Core 2 Quad is 2.5ghz. With both, while looking at CPU-Z, they underclock themselves at seemingly random intervals (even ...
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Underclocking Intel Core Duo/disabling turbo mode (Intel Dynamic Acceleration)

Since some microcode update I get turbo mode in my Core 2 Duo - CPU reports the speeds highier then nominal and powertop denotes it as "Turbo Mode" (despite I could find information about "Turbo Mode" ...
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How to underclock a graphic card?

I have a problem with my graphic card. When I am playing games on my computer, I have a weird image display: And the game just freezes and it becomes impossible to play. I tried to find answers by ...
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Is there a way to underclock a nVidia chipset or GPU, to lower heat output?

I have a hp G60-244dx, which features the nVidia GeForce 8200M G graphics chip, and nVidia nForce chipset. It runs Windows Vista Home Basic. I don't use this for anything beyond web browsing, ...