Red CPU light on MSI B450 tomahawk with 3080 FE and 2600x (on high loads)

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Hi all,

I recently bought the 3080 FE and replaced my 2070 (no super), did the DDU to uninstall and and install new drivers.

Everytime with high loads (timespy, or games like cod:warzone, cyberpunk 2077) the display output is cut, and the CPU light on my debug lights red. I have to restart the PC.

It boots up perfectly fine and no problem on POST. On lower loads (browsing, video, spotify, discord etc.) there is no issue.

To check if it’s due to high temps in my case, I readjusted my fan curves aggressively, so it is kinda louder now but the CPU is at load only reaching to 65-70° C, but when idle the temps are a bit high, 45-55° C.
When I just boot my system up and go to bios, the CPU temp is around 39-40°C but after win10 boots up, it shoots to 45-55°.

In games, for example on warzone, before the system halts (with no video output) and the CPU debug light on MB lights up, the temps were, CPU: 65, GPU: 75
However the FE 3080 heats up my case pretty fast and I reach…

Red CPU light on MSI B450 tomahawk with 3080 FE and 2600x (on high loads)

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