MSI X570 Gaming Edge Wifi
Ryzen 5 3600
I've been fighting temps and idle voltages for a while now. The only thing I can do to make the idle voltage settle at anything lower than 1.38V is to set the max processor state to 99% in power plan settings, but surely that's throttling performance. I have the most recent chipset drivers from AMD and most recent BIOS from MSI. I'm running the Ryzen Balanced power plan (which defaulted at 99% min state and 100% max state). Voltage control is set to auto in BIOS. I'm watching it with CPU-Z, and all other monitoring programs are closed (NZXT CAM, iCUE, Ryzen Master, Dragon Center, and HWMonitor).
My max temps are 85C while gaming, but only under a 30-40% load. I realize this is acceptable for this chip, but I'm more concerned with the idle voltage never dropping. What else can I do?