GPU power consumption Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs Desktops Power Consumption Graphics Last response: October 8, 2010 6:29 PM in Graphics & Displays Share sneakyboo October 8, 2010 1:27:52 PM Hi, How can I manage the GPU power consumption on-the-fly on a desktop?I would like to minimize my GPU power consumption when I'm downloading. regards More about : gpu power consumption Petsku333 October 8, 2010 1:45:13 PM It depends what Gpu and what operating system you have. Could you link your system specs or atleast the two? nforce4max a c 172 U Graphics card October 8, 2010 1:58:26 PM If you really need and the system doesn't already downclock the card on the fly you can do it manually by having different profiles in afterburner or riva tuner. Related resources Will unlocking a cpu or gpu increase power consumption ? - Forum Choosing a new GPU : Q's about Heat & Power Consumption - Forum GPU power consumption vs wallet - Forum GPU power consumption during idle - Forum GPU disabled in hardware/device manager = power consumption ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jaguarskx a c 355 U Graphics card October 8, 2010 2:45:40 PM All video card have built-in power management. See following article: Power Consumption of Contemporary Graphics Accelerators: Spring 2010 http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/video/display/gpu-powe... sneakyboo October 8, 2010 6:29:38 PM @everyone: thnx for replying A coworker asked me if there was such a tool and I wondered why I did not thought of that before. I only wanted more consumption for overclocking. I have 2 systems: a desktop E6800 with 8800GTX and an ALienware with HD 3750 crossfire . The ATI may use the ATI PowerPlay™ power management technology. So the riva tuner is a ATI Powerplay equivalent for Nividia Cards? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources gpu power consumption ? Forum GPU power consumption ATI4890vs GTX560 Forum gpu power consumption ? Forum Does overclocking without changing voltage increase power consumption ? Forum Power consumption : Do any ITX boards come close to Thin Clients? Forum Low-profile gaming card for HTPC needed (low power consumption ) Forum Rough idea of total power consumption Forum Powerful high end PC, low power consumption Forum 7870 Power Consumption Forum Gtx 660 [non-ti] or Radeon HD 7850 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !