Processors
Intel® Processors, Tools, and Utilities
14823 Discussions

Laptop i7-12700h & Intel Extreme Tuning Utility

Equi
Beginner
16,098 Views
The previous laptop i owned the intel cpu frequencies were locked on all cores in (Intel Extreme Tuning Utility).
The cpu had throttle issues, too much heat.

My question is if the i7-12700h is also locked on all cores?
Because that might cause some serious problems if i can’t clock them down when the cpu gets too hot.
0 Kudos
1 Solution
AlHill
Super User
16,091 Views

The i7-12700h is also a locked processor and is not supported by XTU.  The laptop will get too hot due a poor design and cooling system.   Lowering the voltage was the laptop manufacturer's way of cheating you because of their bad design.   Undervolting has now been blocked due to security concerns.

 

If you have problems, return the laptop and get one that has a better design for cooling.

 

Doc (not an Intel employee or contractor)
[Maybe Windows 12 will be better]

View solution in original post

0 Kudos
2 Replies
AlHill
Super User
16,092 Views

The i7-12700h is also a locked processor and is not supported by XTU.  The laptop will get too hot due a poor design and cooling system.   Lowering the voltage was the laptop manufacturer's way of cheating you because of their bad design.   Undervolting has now been blocked due to security concerns.

 

If you have problems, return the laptop and get one that has a better design for cooling.

 

Doc (not an Intel employee or contractor)
[Maybe Windows 12 will be better]

0 Kudos
Equi
Beginner
16,089 Views
All laptops are just thin plastic at this point.
The dell laptop 10 years ago had much more sturdy design.
0 Kudos
Reply