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FX 9590 downclocked, Temps aren't looking so good, is it the PSU or could it be something else? (100% util in any game)

Question asked by verscotchi on Oct 14, 2019
Latest reply on Nov 5, 2019 by mstfbsrn980
  • Issue Description: I've recently made the decision to downclock my FX 9590 due to insufficient power draw from my current 600W EVGA GD unit, and now I'm running my CPU at 100% about 2 min any game whether it be Minecraft, R6 Siege, etc. I want to know if upgrading my PSU will fix my issue, because my thermals don't seem that great either. (15-20c thermal margin under load)
  • Hardware: CPU: FX 9590, CPU Cooler: H100X AIO, MOBO: Asrock 990FX Extreme 9, GPU: GTX 970, Case: Thermaltake S71 Urban, Storage: PNY 120gb SSD, WD 500gb HDD.
  • Any help is appreciated on this topic, been sitting on it for 2 weeks now.