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Kuchaiii Mar 02, 2005, 09:07am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Hello everyone. I don't know what's the use of CPU Thermal Throttling in my BIOS. The default setting is 50%. What is CPU Thermal Throttling mean? Is it good in lower or higher percentage? Thanks


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Kuchaiii Mar 02, 2005, 10:39am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Best setting for CPU Thermal Throttling in BIOS options?
Hello? Everyone?

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OCGW Mar 02, 2005, 12:32pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Best setting for CPU Thermal Throttling in BIOS options?
It slows the cpu down when it gets too hot

I would leave it @ default settings

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Steve Vickers Mar 02, 2005, 05:15pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Best setting for CPU Thermal Throttling in BIOS options?
Another simple google search......................

This BIOS feature determines the clock speed of the processor when it is in the Suspend To RAM (STR) power saving mode. It has no effect when the processor is in normal active mode.

Available options for this BIOS feature are set values of the processor's power consumption. They range from a low of 12.5% to a high of 87.5%. Please note that these options reflect the desired power consumption of the processor, not its clock speed. The clock speed of the processor will be determined based on the option chosen.

The default setting is usually 62.5%. This means the processor will be running at a clock speed that allows it to use 37.5% less power.

The choice of what you should set the processor to run at is really up to you. The lower the value, the more power you will save when the processor is in Suspend To RAM mode. Generally, it would be nice to minimize power consumption while in Suspend To RAM mode. The only potential drawback might be a slightly longer time required to bring the processor back to speed.

It is common for this BIOS feature to be mistaken as a BIOS control for the Pentium 4's Thermal Monitor feature. However, the clock throttling provided by this BIOS feature is completely different from the Pentium 4's Thermal Monitor feature.


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OCGW Mar 02, 2005, 06:06pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Best setting for CPU Thermal Throttling in BIOS options?
That is totally "bogus" information!!

Where the heck did you read that?!

Read this

http://www.vanshardware.com/articles/2001/july/010723_P4_Throt...ttling.htm

Why on earth would you need thermal throttling when you are in suspend????????????????

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Kuchaiii Mar 03, 2005, 02:01am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Best setting for CPU Thermal Throttling in BIOS options?
Well you got it all wrong. I use AMD not Pentium IV, it's in my bios settings. My motherboard is Gigabyte GA 7N400L. So what's the right and best settings for this?

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OCGW Mar 03, 2005, 04:42am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Mar 03, 2005, 05:25am EST

 
>> Re: Best setting for CPU Thermal Throttling in BIOS options?
It works the same for both

The link I provided explains the principle

If my answer does not "please" you, feel "free" to google it up yourself

Next time you post a question, please provide all relevant specifications

ps. My mobo is a GA-7N400 PRO2 Rev 2.0

Edit: bottom line, if you have adequate cooling it will never "kick in", it is another "safety net"

I will let you in on a "little something"

I have my thermal throttling off

But I have a Thermaltake Extreme Volcano 12 w/ AS5 cooling my cpu

http://www.thermaltake.com/coolers/volcano/rs/a1745.htm

I also have my cpu temps monitored by a Thermaltake Hardcano 10 LCD w/ alarm

http://www.thermaltake.com/accessories/hardcano/a1658.htm

I have "cpu fan fail warning" enabled in BIOS

I don't use "CPU Smart FAN Control" as I have it controlled manually w/ it's pot mounted in my Antec True Comtrol PSU's control panel

If you feel you are "ready" for an "advanced configuration", this is (1) way to do it

OCGW

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Kuchaiii Mar 03, 2005, 09:22am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Best setting for CPU Thermal Throttling in BIOS options?
Thanks for you reply. I just read your link before. Thanks. Sorry about not attach my system spec.
BTW how to attach my spec like yours? Hehehe

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Steve Vickers Mar 03, 2005, 04:23pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Mar 03, 2005, 04:27pm EST

 
>> Re: Best setting for CPU Thermal Throttling in BIOS options?
http://www.rojakpot.com/default.aspx?location=8&var1=0&var2=7

read all the way to the bottom....it also covers the P4's thermal monitor


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OCGW Mar 03, 2005, 05:25pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Best setting for CPU Thermal Throttling in BIOS options?
So Steve, I see that site said it is different for Intel, have you crossed refferenced that source w/ others, to be sure of it's accuracy?

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