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Power limit warning?

NiiiKK.

i've been monitoring alot while gaming recently and i noticed there's LIM:POWER flashing most of the time.

is this safe?

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If you're talking bout the GPU's power limit, it just means that the card is drawing the max amount of power it is allowed to draw. If you want the card to run a little faster, at the cost of a little more heat, you can increase the power % slider in MSI afterburner to allow the card to draw more power. 

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26 minutes ago, NiiiKK. said:

i've been monitoring alot while gaming recently and i noticed there's LIM:POWER flashing most of the time.

is this safe?

Yes. It just means the GPU isn't going to perform faster because it's hitting a soft power limit. You can adjust this using tuning software like MSI Afterburner.

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It is a status report, not a warning. The working intent of nvidia GPUs is that it tries to boost as far as it can up to one of several limits. Power limit, voltage limit, temperature limit. When it reaches one of these, it'll back off a bit to not go over. Different loads and case conditions means any one of those could be limiting depending on what you are doing.

 

I believe AMD GPUs do something similar but don't report it in the same way.

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