Does lowering CPU core speed save power? Tags: CPUs Last response: May 23, 2009 1:18 PM in CPUs Share acik84 May 22, 2009 5:39:12 PM I have phenom 9850 BE which i downclock to 1ghz(set at bios=x5), ram to 200Mhz. By doing this, did i lowering my electric usage? I used W7 and play game with no performance impact. More about : lowering cpu core speed save power Devastator_uk May 22, 2009 5:50:57 PM Yes, it would save electricity. ainarssems May 22, 2009 5:58:29 PM Yes it does. If You lower cpu core voltage it will save even more electricity Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer acik84 May 23, 2009 1:18:14 PM Thanks guys! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Does lowering CPU core speed save power? Forum SolvedWhat CPU (That I picked) is best for gaming? Does speed really matter if the CPU has more Cores? Forum Solveddoes my old power supply that im using with my core2duo e7500 and intel risin city dg41rq be ok for my new cpu and motherboard Forum Solvedcpu lowering speed when heated Forum SolvedWhen you disable power savings for an overclock does your cpu constantly use full power? Forum CPU Fan always on max speed, need help lowering it. Forum SolvedWhy does my core speed jump around? Forum FX 6300 to 6350 speeds including power saving, turbo core, etc? Forum i5-4670K Not Lowering Voltage/Core Speed in Adaptive Mode Forum How much lowering CPU and BUS speed without affect gaming? Forum SolvedCan you set memory clock speed to lower if the motherboard does not support it? Forum SolvedCPU Core speed goes up and down Forum Does anyone think that AMD should release a lower power FX CPU? Forum Does the GPU depend on the CPU Cores or Clock speed? Forum SolvedHOW to Power Save my OC 4.5GHz CPU Forum SolvedProblem with cpu's core speed Forum SolvedCPU maxed at 25% on 4 core processor, does this mean the program is single threaded? Forum SolvedDoes it matter what 8 pin i use for my CPU power connector? Forum SolvedDoes the computers CPU speed matter when choosing a graphics card? Forum SolvedCPU Z showing wrong core speed Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !