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Is there a way to throttle an APU to deal with overheating?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I recently put together a PC using secondhand parts. This system idles hot at about 58 degrees and under a 50% load it shoots up to 90 degrees. The heat-sink is stock and weak so I ordered a new one however its not expected to be delivered until May 5th. Any Ideas on how I can limit the processor or reduce heat in the time being?

 

Specs:
  Motherboard: F2A88XM-D3HP
  CPU :  AMD A10-7850K Radeon R7

  PSU: EVGA 450 BT

  GPU:
      AMD Radeon(TM) R7 Graphics (not sure if this should go here but its currently disabled)
      NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070

  MEMORY: a generic DDR3 8gb stick

  STORAGE: MKNSSDSR500BG

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I would say start with a negative voltage offset in the BIOS, and also reduce the clock speeds of your graphics card by a lot so that it throws less heat into the case. Not like you'd be losing GPU performance anyhow, since the CPU is already holding it back.


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