I have the 3000 RPM Noctua fans on my radiator, and they keep going to full speed, then back down again over and over all the time, but for just surfing the web and watching movies, I don’t notice any performance problems.
But if i play games, I notice when ti happens, and I had an overlay up over the game with RivaTuner to see CPU and GPU temp, speed and usage, and I saw the CPU being throttled down to below 600 MHz, and the frame rate in the game was very low.
So I have been loogging game sessions with HWiNFO to see if I could catch it, and I eventually did. I added a screenshot of some of the graphs and the log file itself zipped if others could have a look to see if they could tell me what could be going on.
I have a feeling my pump stops for some reason, and that would of course make things warm, so the fans kick in and go at full speed to try and cool it, which also explains why the CPU clocks itself down.
I have already ordered a Noctua NH-U14S TR4-SP3, so when i get it, I will open up the case to try and see if the pump is actually stopping. There are also strange sounds at times, especially when starting up, and I have a feeling it might be the pump.
Here is my system:
- AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
- Gigabyte X399 Aorus Pro
- G.Skill Trident Z 3200 MHz CL14 2*8GB
- ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Turbo
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