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ThrottleStop

ThrottleStop 8.74 Beta

Beta
March 13th, 2020 - What's New
  • 222.7 KB
    Win 10, 8, 7 (32-bit & 64-bit)
    ThrottleStop_8.74.zip
    8CE5D77B8C6D586EF02E7B39B2198A1C

ThrottleStop 8.70.6

Latest Stable
January 24th, 2019 - What's New
  • 226.0 KB
    Win 10, 8, 7 (32-bit & 64-bit)
    ThrottleStop_8.70.6.zip
    7A7F8692E1AB1AFD0F73E580349441BA
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ThrottleStop is a small application designed to monitor for and correct the three main types of CPU throttling that are being used on many laptop computers.

The left side of ThrottleStop contains a variety of options which can be used to bypass CPU throttling and on the right side is a Monitoring panel that shows you the current state of each thread on your CPU.

Some laptops are using clock modulation and multiplier reductions to lower the performance and power consumption of your computer. This is done deliberately to either allow your computer to run cooler or to allow your laptop to operate with a power adapter that is not sufficient to fully power your laptop and recharge its battery at the same time.

When using ThrottleStop, it is strongly recommended to monitor power consumption at the wall with a Kill-a-Watt meter or similar device and make sure that you don't exceed the power capabilities of your power adapter. Use of ThrottleStop to bypass these throttling schemes is at your own risk and can result in permanent damage to your power adapter or computer or both which may not be covered by your warranty.

Version History

8.74 Beta (March 13th, 2020)

  • Fixed Task Scheduler finding RwDrv.sys bug.
  • Fixed Limit Reasons button outline color.
  • Fixed Disable and Lock Turbo Power Limits after resume from sleep.
  • Fixed CrystalWell 4980HQ support.

8.70.6 (January 24th, 2019)

  • improved WinRing0 security and memory access by Sam Haskins.
  • ability to disable and lock the memory mapped turbo power limits.
  • added IccMax adjustment.
  • fixed FIVR voltage names for Skylake and newer CPUs.
  • regular system tray CPU temperature updates in Stop Data mode.
  • single click system tray icons and new Logo Min option.
  • smaller Turbo Power Limits window.
  • TS 8.70.3 - fixed Task Scheduler finding RwDrv.sys bug.
  • TS 8.70.4 - fixed purple button outline in Limit Reasons.
  • TS 8.70.5 - fixed Disable Turbo applied after resuming.
  • TS 8.70.6 - fixed Core i5/i7 4xx0HQ Crystal Well support.
  • Add logo.png (230x90) to ThrottleStop folder for custom logo.

8.70 (September 11th, 2018)

  • improved WinRing0 security and memory access by Sam Haskins.
  • ability to disable and lock the memory mapped turbo power limits.
  • added IccMax adjustment.
  • fixed FIVR voltage names for Skylake and newer CPUs.
  • regular system tray CPU temperature updates in Stop Data mode.
  • single click system tray icons and new Logo Min option.
  • smaller Turbo Power Limits window.

8.60 (May 2nd, 2018)

  • Papusan inspired small footprint edition.
  • compatible with Windows 10 April Update, Version 1803 Build 17134.1
  • removed expiry date.
  • redesigned TS Bench test.
  • compiled with Visual Studio 2013. 
  • Microsoft vcredist_x86.exe download link included if needed.
  • re-release of ThrottleStop 8.50 with expiry date removed.