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Undervolting: Any steps between Stable and Crashing?

Hi
I am trying to undervolt my pathetic gpu to lower the thermals. (1060 3gb- going from 1886mhz/1063mv to 1911mhz/925mv)
I have never done it before. 
Most tutorials I read state that if benchmarks are not crashing anymore I have found "sweet" spot. 
Is that true? Can undevolting introduce Micro/stutters, low fps, etc. performance related problems without crashing?
Benchmarks give around the same average scores, even with small overclock while being at least 7 degrees cooler. 
Can I call it a day or should I test more? (I am lazy and I hate doing multiple trials) 

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1 minute ago, doktorvxu said:

Most tutorials I read state that if benchmarks are not crashing anymore I have found "sweet" spot. 

Not entirely only thing to check when undervolting/overclocking/overvolting. I always compare benchmark results and if they are not within margin of error %1-2 I usually revert back to previous levels.

 

3 minutes ago, doktorvxu said:

Is that true? Can undevolting introduce Micro/stutters, low fps, etc. performance related problems without crashing?

Yes it can. I would continue testing with your regular workloads (meaning just use your device and dont overclock other components yet).

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4 minutes ago, Levent said:

Not entirely only thing to check when undervolting/overclocking/overvolting. I always compare benchmark results and if they are not within margin of error %1-2 I usually revert back to previous levels.

 

Yes it can. I would continue testing with your regular workloads (meaning just use your device and dont overclock other components yet).

So 1-2 percent error is a go. Good to know. Can I do some smaller benchmarks if I am not comparing thermals anymore? like 3dmark firestrike (without demo) or msi combustor. Will that affect my data in significant way? 

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replace thermal paste.

CPU: Ryzen 2600 GPU: RX 56 Vega RAM: ddr4 3000Mhz 2x8GB  MOBO: MSI B450-A PRO Display: 4K 60hz 34-60 freesync 10bit IPS.

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11 minutes ago, LOST TALE said:

replace thermal paste.

Already did. I used Arctic something something X something. Don't remember the name. It dropped a 2-3 degrees but thermal paste alone can not do much when card uses a piece of small aluminum turd and 1 pathetic 8.5cm fan as a cooler. 

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12 minutes ago, doktorvxu said:

Already did. I used Arctic something something X something. Don't remember the name. It dropped a 2-3 degrees but thermal paste alone can not do much when card uses a piece of small aluminum turd and 1 pathetic 8.5cm fan as a cooler. 

lol can;t be worse than by rx 56 vega blower. Have you tried raising the fan curve 😁

 

Putting a system fan in low rpm to push air near the card helped me too.

CPU: Ryzen 2600 GPU: RX 56 Vega RAM: ddr4 3000Mhz 2x8GB  MOBO: MSI B450-A PRO Display: 4K 60hz 34-60 freesync 10bit IPS.

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13 minutes ago, LOST TALE said:

lol can;t be worse than by rx 56 vega blower. Have you tried raising the fan curve 😁

 

Putting a system fan in low rpm to push air near the card helped me too.

I am trying all these to keep fan relatively silent without loosing performance. There is not much you can do when heatsink is a bare minimum. no pipes. Barley any fins. 

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