Can I disable VRM throttling on Asus M4A785T-M ?

Discussion in 'AMD MoBos' started by SvenBent, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. SvenBent

    SvenBent 2[H]4U

    Sep 13, 2008
    Messing around with the wife's. upgrading her from a FX 5500 to an older full FPU Phenom II X4 1090T.

    however under load even at stock speeds the CPU seem to throttle down to 8x multiplier.
    Heatsink is not hot
    Heatpipes on heatsink is not hot
    Base on heatsink is not hot
    backside of the mobo mounting plate is not hot.

    VRM have no coolers on it and seems hot to touch.
    So i think the VRM heat or current to the CPU is triggering the throttling.

    Is there anyway to disable this ?

    AMD Phenom II X^ 1090T
    CoolerMaster V8
    Artic silver 5
    Asus M4A785T-M
    2x 8GB Crucial 1600-CL9
    2x 8GB A-data 1600-CL11
    MSI Geforce GTX 680
  2. Araxie

    Araxie [H]ardness Supreme

    Feb 11, 2013
    I think you meant A8 5500? anyway, VRM are throttling to prevent damages, no way to disable that unless you want the mobo to fry:dead:, best way to solve those issues is just to put a dedicated fan blowing air into the VRM circuitry which it's tremendously improved by also adding aftermarket heatsinks.. going from 65W to 125W may be just too much for that motherboard..
  3. Jorona

    Jorona 2[H]4U

    Nov 6, 2011