Solved Advantages and Disadvantages of Undervolting CPU Tags: CPUs Last response: November 30, 2012 8:37 AM in CPUs Share gardoversoza November 30, 2012 8:13:18 AM Hello, What is the purpose of undervolting the CPU? What are the advantages and disadvantages of undervolting the CPU. Are there any? Thanks! More about : advantages disadvantages undervolting cpu Best solution darth pravus a b à CPUs November 30, 2012 8:16:16 AM Undervolting will reduce power and heat produced by your CPU making it cooler and quieter. If you undervolt it too much it might crash but no damage can be done and you just need to raise it slightly. gardoversoza November 30, 2012 8:23:46 AM darth pravus said:Undervolting will reduce power and heat produced by your CPU making it cooler and quieter. If you undervolt it too much it might crash but no damage can be done and you just need to raise it slightly. Thank you very much, very quick reply. So, there's no disadvantage. What is the voltage limit for example my i3 2120, like how low can I get it? Can I undervolt it? Related resources We all know the Advantages of Overclocking what are the DISADVANTAGES ? - Forum quad core- its advantages & disadvantages - Forum Advantages and disadvantage - Forum Advantages and disadvantages of mico-atx and atx motherboard - Forum Building in Chunks. Dis/Advantages ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer darth pravus a b à CPUs November 30, 2012 8:35:12 AM Not really any disadvantage. Unfortunately I don't know much in practice about undervolting. It's mostly experimentation. http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/327800-10-undervolt... Try that thread for some answers to your question hopefully better than I can gardoversoza November 30, 2012 8:37:45 AM Okay. Thanks! gardoversoza November 30, 2012 8:37:58 AM Best answer selected by gardoversoza. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDis/Advantages of buying mixed notebook RAM? ForumCan someone tell me the advantages and disadvantages of IMC? ForumDisadvantages of intel core i5 ForumDisadvantages of Bottom-Mounted PSU? ForumResource to learn about CPU architectures & its advantages ForumNeed help with undervolting Phenom II 955 ForumThe advantages of windows 7 over windows xp ForumAnandtech says core architecture with no disadvantages ForumOverclocking - advantages and do I even need to? ForumIs undervolting safe? ForumATI AIW RADEON 8500 DV advantages ? ForumDisadvantages of windows 7 ForumNeed some help replacing PSU ForumCan't decide on CPU - i3 3225 vs. A10-5800K ForumBetter CPU or GPU for gaming More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !