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  1. @WQblitz Not sure how accurate the CPU-Z voltage reading is on your motherboard. You might be able to use a -150 mV offset and still be stable. What cache ratio are you using? I found that I could reduce the CPU voltage a lot more after I reduced the cache from 47X to 46X. I think the default for the 10850K is 43X. If your CPU is running reliably at 5.0 GHz all core at 74°C, you could just leave it as is. Your CPU is running great without the extra voltage.
  2. Why would you want to do that? When properly setup, the i5-10400 can run indefinitely, fully loaded, at 4.0 GHz. That is the all core rating. https://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Core_i5/Intel-Core i5 i5-10400.html Tell Gamers Nexus that you need to increase the turbo power limits to get maximum performance out of these CPUs. The default 65W value is not enough for full performance. You can either do this in the BIOS or you can use software like Intel XTU or ThrottleStop to increase the turbo power limits. If you have a GPU and want to save some money, have a look for a 10400
  3. Windows 10 might be running a memory test while idle. This can result in high CPU usage. If you do not like that feature, open up the Task Scheduler and disable this from running. I test my own memory with things like Prime95 so I do not need Microsoft doing any testing for me.
  4. @Saikat Mondal Most 8th Gen laptops use Speed Shift Technology automatically. The BIOS did not enable Speed Shift so press the TPL button and enable Speed Shift in ThrottleStop. Also check the Enable Speed Shift when ThrottleStop starts option. After Speed Shift is enabled, go back to the main screen and you should see SST in green. When Speed Shift is enabled, the Set Multiplier function does not work so clear that box. Also clear the Disable Turbo box. Intel CPUs need to use Turbo Boost to reach their full rated speed. Now that Speed Shift is enabled, you can check
  5. The default voltage settings for all Intel CPUs are too high. Intel does this to guarantee long term stability. This was an OK strategy when they were building 4 core CPUs. When building 10 core CPUs on the old 14nm process, this can result in a lot of unnecessary power consumption and heat. A 10850K is a 10900K reject. The reason the 10850K line exists is because Intel wanted to clear out their excess inventory of cores that needed too much voltage to be a 10900K. I would avoid using default voltage on any Intel CPU but I would especially avoid using default voltage on a 10850K.
  6. The tab you are on in the Task Manager is not accurate. Try using the Details tab or the Resource Monitor. You might find something in there. Some monitoring apps are not very efficient and interfere with the CPU spending time in C7. GlassWire might be a problem. This is more of an issue for laptops. At least you found one program that was chewing up the CPU cycles that you can probably live without.
  7. Your C state data shows that you still have a lot of stuff running in the background. I keep a close eye on things and avoid any programs that run 24/7 in the background. This is an easy way to increase performance. My cores average over 99% in C7 when my computer is idle at the desktop. Windows is very efficient when setup properly. Many apps are not. My desktop computer only uses package C3. This is not as important as looking for useless background apps.
  8. Your screenshot shows that the C0 C state is working but it does not show C7 Residency like my screenshot shows. Not working means that the BIOS has likely disabled these. If you enable C7 in the BIOS, this should show up in HWiNFO and it should reduce your idle power consumption and temperatures. When performing any task, any unused cores will automatically be reduced to 0 MHz and 0 volts if these cores can enter the low power C7 state.
  9. Your package power consumption shows 25.79W. The screenshot I posted shows 1.0W. That is still a big difference. As far as I know, CPUID HWMonitor does not report C state activity. Try using HWiNFO. No one knows for sure what an AUTO setting means in the BIOS. Your motherboard might change the meaning of AUTO after you enable XMP. If HWiNFO does not report any C state activity, that means they are not enabled.
  10. @Uribe408 Give ThrottleStop a try. https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/throttlestop-9-2-9.276365/ When you have this problem, open up the Limit Reasons window and check for any reasons for throttling. Some games are triggering power limit throttling PL1 or PL2 and some games trigger BD PROCHOT throttling. If you see BD PROCHOT in red, try clearing the BD PROCHOT box in ThrottleStop. If you see either type of power limit throttling, try using the Lock option in the TPL window in the Turbo Power Limits section. This seems to be a common problem recently. Post some screens
  11. @Ahsan_012 The screenshot you posted shows one thread at 92% load. An Intel CPU is not designed to slow down with that kind of load on it. When your computer is idle, doe HWiNFO show that your C states are enabled? Some motherboards disable the C states as soon as you enable XMP. Your minimum power consumption is 54.27W. That is a lot more than the 1.0W that it takes to run my CPU when idle. It looks like your C states are disabled. An intel 10th Gen, 8 core CPU, should be closer to 14000 in R23 when running at 5.1 GHz. Your CPU is probably power limit throttling du
  12. @Ahsan_012 Your Windows power plan controls if your CPU slows down when idle. Set it to Balanced mode if you want a slow CPU. The best way to reduce power consumption when idle is to enable the C states. When a core is idle, it will enter the low power C7 state where it is disconnected from the internal clock and voltage rail. That means the core is sitting at 0 MHz and 0 volts, 99% of the time. Not sure why people still like to see their idle CPUs at 800 MHz. There are better options available. If an overclock is stable, it will still be stable with the C states enabl
  13. Your laptop has a throttling problem. The 8250U has a 15W TDP rating so some laptops with Intel's low power CPUs are not great for gaming. Post some screenshots of how you have ThrottleStop setup. Include the main window, the FIVR window and the TPL window. Also turn on the Log File option while gaming. Play for at least 15 minutes. When finished testing, exit the game and then exit ThrottleStop so it can finalize your log file. It will be located in your ThrottleStop / Logs folder. Attach a log file to your next post so I can see how your CPU is performing. This log file will also
  14. Your issue is different. His screenshot shows at the top of the FIVR window, FIVR Control - Locked https://i.imgur.com/74yemEf.png This means that his BIOS has locked out CPU voltage control. Many MSI laptops have an option in the BIOS to enable CPU voltage control. Even MSI laptops with 10th Gen CPUs have this option and it works. Asus decided that this option was not necessary. Some of their laptops will be constantly bouncing off the thermal throttling temperature limit. The heatsink and fans they are using are not adequate. When CPU voltage control is locked
  15. @Gen Chimaera520M and 2620M are from two different generations. These two are not compatible.