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Disable the graphis on the i9-12900K

lgrip
Beginner
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I have a very strange request. Can anyone to me how I can disable the graphics on the i9-12900K Processor?

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AlHill
Super User
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If you have an add-on graphics card, you should be able to disable the processor graphics in the bios of your motherboard.

 

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n_scott_pearson
Super User Retired Employee
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By default, most BIOS will default to disabling the Intel Graphics engine automatically, if an add-in graphics card is detected. It is still worth going into BIOS Setup to check this, should your BIOS not do this automatically.

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Maximalz690Prime
Beginner
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I ran also CPU-Z on it, 

Intel Core i9 12900K @ 4900 MHz - CPU-Z VALIDATOR (x86.fr) this one is the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (GA104-302) @ 1845 MHz only enabled gets 

Version
Single-Thread
Multi-Thread (24T)
 
Processor (CPU)
CPU Name	12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900K
Threading	1 CPU / 8P + 8E Cores / 24 Threads
Frequency	4900 MHz (49 * 100 MHz) - Uncore: 3600 MHz
Multiplier	Current: 49 / Min: 4 / Max: 7
Architecture	Alder Lake / Stepping: C0 / Technology: 10 nm
CPUID / Ext.	6.7.2 / 6.97
IA Extensions	MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, EM64T, AES, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, SHA
L1 Data Cache	16 x 48 KB (12-way, 64-byte line) + 16 x 48 KB (12-way, 64-byte line)
L1 Inst. Cache	16 x 32 KB (8-way, 64-byte line) + 16 x 32 KB (8-way, 64-byte line)
L2 Cache	10 x 1.25 MB (10-way, 64-byte line) + 10 x 1.25 MB (10-way, 64-byte line)
L3 Cache	30 MB (12-way, 64-byte line)
Microcode	Rev. 0x23
TDP / Vcore	125 Watts / 1.248 Volts
Temperature	96 °C / 205 °F
Type	Retail
P-Cores Freq.	P00: 4900.00 MHz  P01: 4900.00 MHz  P02: 4900.00 MHz  P03: 4900.00 MHz 
P04: 4900.00 MHz  P05: 4900.00 MHz  P06: 4900.00 MHz  P07: 4900.00 MHz 
E-Cores Freq.	E08: 3700.00 MHz  E09: 3700.00 MHz  E10: 3700.00 MHz  E11: 3700.00 MHz 
E12: 3700.00 MHz  E13: 3700.00 MHz  E14: 3700.00 MHz  E15: 3700.00 MHz 
Motherboard
Model	Gigabyte Z690 AORUS MASTER
Socket	Socket 1700 LGA
North Bridge	Intel Alder Lake rev 02
South Bridge	Intel Z690 rev 11
BIOS	American Megatrends International LLC. F8 (08/08/2022)
Memory (RAM)
Total Size	65536 MB
Type	Quad Channel (256 bit) DDR5-SDRAM
Frequency	2266.7 MHz (DDR5-4534) - Ratio 1:17
Timings	40-40-40-76-116-2 (tCAS-tRCD-tRP-tRAS-tRC-tCR)
Slot #1 Module	G.Skill 16384 MB (DDR5-4800) - XMP 3.0 - P/N: F5-6400J3239G16G
Slot #2 Module	G.Skill 16384 MB (DDR5-4800) - XMP 3.0 - P/N: F5-6400J3239G16G
Slot #3 Module	G.Skill 16384 MB (DDR5-4800) - XMP 3.0 - P/N: F5-6400J3239G16G
Slot #4 Module	G.Skill 16384 MB (DDR5-4800) - XMP 3.0 - P/N: F5-6400J3239G16G
Graphic Card (GPU)
GPU Type	NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (GA104-302) @ 1845 MHz
GPU Brand	GIGABYTE Technology
GPU Specs	GA104-300 / Process: 8nm / Transistors: 17.4B / Die Size: 392 mm² / TDP: 220W
GPU Units	Shader Units: 5888 / Texture Units (TMU): 184 / Render Units (ROP): 96
GPU VRAM	8192 MB GDDR6 / 256-bit Bus @ 7001 MHz
GPU APIs	DirectX 12.0 (12_2) / OpenGL 4.6 / OpenCL 1.2 / Vulkan 1.2
Storage (HDD/SSD)
Model #1 Name	Western Digital WDC WD10EZEX-21WN4A0 (FW: 01.01A01)
Model #1 Capacity	931.5 GiB (~1000 GB)
Model #1 Type	Fixed - Bus: SATA (11)
Model #2 Name	Western Digital WDC WD1002FAEX-00Z3A0 (FW: 05.01D05)
Model #2 Capacity	931.5 GiB (~1000 GB)
Model #2 Type	Fixed - Bus: SATA (11)
Model #3 Name	GIGABYTE GP-AG70S1TB (FW: EIFM21.1)
Model #3 Capacity	931.5 GiB (~1000 GB)
Model #3 Type	Fixed, SSD - Bus: NVMe (17)
Display
Screen #1	M28U (GBT2800)
Screen #1 Spec	28.6 inches (72.6 cm) / 3840 x 2160 pixels @ 48-144 Hz
Screen #2	LG Electronics ( LG TV (GSM0001)
Screen #2 Spec	72.3 inches (183.6 cm) / 1920 x 1080 pixels @ 58-62 Hz
Miscellaneous
Windows Version	Microsoft Windows 11 (10.0) Professional 64-bit
CPU-Z Version	2.01.0 (64 bit)
 

Intel Core i9 12900K @ 4900 MHz - CPU-Z VALIDATOR (x86.fr) this one is with the Intel(R) UHD Graphics 770 (Alder Lake GT1) enabled

Version
Single-Thread
Multi-Thread (24T)

 

Graphic Card (GPU)
GPU #1 Type	Intel(R) UHD Graphics 770 (Alder Lake GT1)
GPU #1 Brand	GIGABYTE Technology
GPU #2 Type	NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 (GA104-302) @ 1845 MHz
GPU #2 Brand	GIGABYTE Technology
GPU #2 Specs	GA104-300 / Process: 8nm / Transistors: 17.4B / Die Size: 392 mm² / TDP: 220W
GPU #2 Units	Shader Units: 5888 / Texture Units (TMU): 184 / Render Units (ROP): 96
GPU #2 VRAM	8192 MB GDDR6 / 256-bit Bus @ 7001 MHz
GPU #2 APIs	DirectX 12.0 (12_2) / OpenGL 4.6 / OpenCL 1.2 / Vulkan 1.2

 

So I just got the AORUS z690 Master gigabyte motherboard by Default the BIOS was set it enable on iGPU , I went and was able to disable it, makes the CPU temp go from 35c to like 28c in temp, I also tried setting it to auto it still had loaded it with the NVIDIA rtx 3070 master AORUS external 3D card, not sure I need the intel UHD 770 card on by default since I have that external 3D card, and all my current monitor and tv set are connected to my nvidia based 3D card, I have the AORUS z690 again which is a gigabyte brand motherboard all up to date with firmware to the current stable bios, and again it doesn't disable the built in 3D card which I think is a part of the i9 12900k processor if I am correct, when I first had set it up I did have the output using the DisplayPort on the motherboard but I switch it since, and no the bios will not disable it automatically on my system. My older gigabyte motherboard did not have a built in 3D card, or display ports it required the nvidia 3D card in order to display anything, so I don't know but it seems it does affect the cooling of the CPU not sure how much it matters, also I did try the UserBenchmark app gave the CPU a high rating after I had disabled the built in iGPU card, I don't know if it makes that much a difference really I don't notice much besides the fact that it seems like it keeps it just a little bit cooler with it disabled, I am using a CPU fan with RGB that has the dual fans on it, seems to work fine so far, for this processor, I only notice it hitting the 90c once it a while when loading games, but it seems to normally keep it around 50-80 I think in temp when loading most games, it seemed to hit the hotter temps with stuff like rending, max at 91c and no higher than that. using an Cooler master haf-700-evo case with my new computer system, also my older gigabyte has an older cooler master case.

also I had to uninstall the intel 3D drivers from windows 11, there was a problem where it didn't display on my main display at first, was able to fix it, and get the NVidia 3D card to display not sure why, but it worked after I turn it back on removed the intel 3D card drivers then went back into the bios and re-disable it again, so at first I was stuck having it to either enable or auto, auto setting in BIOS doesn't disable it, but seems to keep it turn on even if the NVidia 3D card in my system, so I don't know exactly what auto should be doing with it? the temp on the case right now is 32 to 34c it went up since I wrote this post, so I am not really sure if disabling the iGPU does much good, at first it seem to keep it around 27 to 28c but since doing stuff not even in video games the CPU temp went up, the GPU NVidia one reads the temp at 44c in masterplus app that comes with the case and all its RGB lights stuff, which has the CPU GPU display on the front of this case, that's what I am getting the cooling numbers off of. the 3D card fans don't run on the idle temp but only when it goes up a bit, same for the power supply its fan is based on the temp and run when needed I guess and from what I understand they only run when they are needed to cool stuff. since I last edited it the front is now displaying 28 to 30c in temp, for the CPU so I am not sure what to make of it, my older case seemed to keep the temp on the output display at 23c to 27c and it didn't go above that not sure if its case temp was accurate for its processor is a intel i7 and it used DDR3 memory and my new desktop has the DDR5 memory with RGB colors etc..  so it might be more accurate of a display, and I just don't really know what to make of its cooling numbers if its good or not with the iGPU disabled or if I should just keep it enabled again that UserBenchmark show that the processor ran better with the iGPU disabled but it's just a small amount I think I don't think I am home user gaming would notice the difference in the games at all. also, I got a gigabyte 27 type 4k display for this new computer so, I am able to play 4k games and use HDR settings on my new display.

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