This can also be useful for notebooks, as lowering the frame rate can increase battery life. You'll have to poke around in the software to see for yourself. As stated many times before in our round-up, profiles allow you to save and apply settings with the click on a button. Clicking on the right arrow reveals the hardware monitoring graphs, and clicking again brings up the settings section of the utility. Here's the weird thing - it starts up briefly, because the temp appears in my tray - but once the system is fully started, the temp in the tray vanishes and the software closes. First up is the test button.
As an added note, , not rising. It'll load every time the program launches. . Additionally, you can access the hardware monitor by clicking on the yellow arrow to the right side of the Precision X 16 logo. Some were confusing the button for profile start up versus Precision X start up but I assume that wouldn't be you since you used it before. Want to setup a custom Fan Curve? They have good customer service. For some reason the Battlefield 4.
Before we wrap things up, let's dive back into the settings section of Precision X to take a look at a few more features this utility has to offer. As shown below, you can adjust the settings using the provided sliders or enter the values manually. Clicking on the graph selection will display the monitoring data settings window. Along with voltage adjustment, Precision X also has an option called K-Boost or Kepler Boost. One guy put me on hold for like 10min and quickly try to learn how the software works. Therefore, it is necessary to monitor changes in the evga precision software and to update it in a timely manner. Some were confusing the button for profile start up versus Precision X start up but I assume that wouldn't be you since you used it before.
We also have the option to select a fan speed preset. Simply enter your name and email address into the box below and be sure to click on the links in the confirmation emails that will arrive in your e-mail shortly after to complete the registration. I did the Curve Tuner and it didn't seem to do anything after I applied the +116 it suggested. Finally, at bottom of the gauge are two yellow arrows on either side of the Precision X 16 logo. A suggestion would be to see if your antivirus is blocking it from starting.
It refuses to turn on when I press the Turn on Windows Defender Antivirus button in settings. The last selection is the startup section, which allows Precision X to load when booting into Windows. If you run into any problems, just drop us a message on the forums. Two or three minutes after I hit the Scan button a small window pops up with a message that means nothing to me, no explanation anywhere about what it means, then I get a fail in the pass or fail finally. First, there's no option to change the order of monitoring data.
This is a wacky settings interface. When enabled, it will automatically apply a selected saved profile if allowed. Precision X 16 also shows the adjusted values before you apply them. Am I doing something wrong? I'll have to try that when I get home. Looking at the Profile setting, you can assign any of our saved profiles to a specific hotkey. Overall, as far as overclocking and features go, Precision X 16 is easily one of the best in our round-up. After disabling that one from starting up upon boot, the keyboard lag issue went away.
You also have the choice on how you want the monitoring information to display. It was one of my startup programs. This feature allows you to set a maximum frame rate for any game or application. When the 3D profile is selected, it will automatically load when entering a 3D application, while the 2D profile will load when the system enters a 2D state. All trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.
This is a bit of a letdown for users coming from previous versions of Precision X, which uses the robust RivaTuner Statistics Server and allows for these modifications. The sudden change in fan speeds between 70% and 90% is extremely noticeable and rather annoying if temperatures are hovering around the 69-70c mark. They have good customer service. Hit the Fan Curve button and set up a custom Fan Slope. I then have to manually start it up for it stay running with the temp in the tray.
However, I figured out what was causing the problem. This allows you to select individual video cards when using a system containing multiple cards e. I have it selected to start with Windows in the Precision X settings menu. All programs and games not hosted on our site. Its a ~6 month old Asus laptop, Win10 Home 10.
Everything has a 1 year warranty and it's the seller who has to handle the warranty here. As shown below, the aggressive preset isn't a huge departure from the auto setting, which is the same as the custom setting before any modifications are made. This is a wacky settings interface. This adds a nice touch of convenience when using a full screen application, as we can apply profiles without having to switch to the desktop. Next up is the Pixel clock feature, where you can manually adjust the pixel clock used to drive your monitor, in essence allowing you to overclock the refresh rate of the monitor. I also noticed that you can get higher scores if you open the Tower case. Located at the bottom of the utility is the profiles section.