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  1. unclewebb

    8750H idle high clock / cpu usage

    An EPP setting of 84 should allow your CPU to slow down if it has nothing to do. Close MSI Afterburner, Chrome and the Task Manager. Post a screenshot with only ThrottleStop open on the desktop. You can hold down the ALT key while pushing the PRINT SCREEN button on your keyboard to take a...
  2. unclewebb

    8750H idle high clock / cpu usage

    A reasonably fast 4 core CPU can run Windows 10, Avast antivirus and ThrottleStop while only needing to average 0.2% to 0.3% of its time in the C0 state. There IS a power hog application running. An 8750H has 6 cores and 12 threads. Average C0% at 8% X 12 threads = 96%. Translation...
  3. unclewebb

    Throttlestop closes when I remove AC Adapter

    It might be stuck because of the Timer Resolution Tool. With a fresh install of Windows, this should always show 15.625 ms in ThrottleStop. One timer tool I tried could switch this to 0.5 ms but could not switch it back. Broken tool. The only way it changes is if some software on your...
  4. unclewebb

    Throttlestop closes when I remove AC Adapter

    Are you using the Task Scheduler? Did you follow the guide? http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/the-throttlestop-guide.531329/#post-6865107 Under the Conditions tab there is an option that says, "Stop if the computer switches to battery power" Make sure this is not checked. Even if this...
  5. unclewebb

    ThrottleStop (Error creating service: The specified service already exists)

    If you are not using ThrottleStop 8.70.6, download the latest version from TechPowerUp. https://www.techpowerup.com/download/techpowerup-throttlestop/ Are you using any other software that also uses the RwDrv driver? There might be a problem if you have RWEverything open. Are you in an...
  6. unclewebb

    ThrottleStop (Error creating service: The specified service already exists)

    What is your Windows 10 version; Home, Pro, LTSC, ??? I am using Windows 10 Pro - 1809 with all of the latest updates and I am not having any problems using the Disable and Lock feature. After thousands of downloads, there have been very few complaints about this so I am assuming that not a...
  7. unclewebb

    ROG G703GI 8750h Throttlestop undervolt offsets wont apply

    I think the XTU Service is also part of some other Asus software. After doing an uninstall, I like using Autoruns to make sure all of the remnants are gone from my system. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/autoruns
  8. unclewebb

    ROG G703GI 8750h Throttlestop undervolt offsets wont apply

    Do you have Intel XTU installed or are you using any Asus software that uses Intel XTU? To troubleshoot this problem, I would uninstall anything related to XTU. After that, I would hold the Shift key down and completely shutdown your laptop. When you start back up, can ThrottleStop adjust...
  9. unclewebb

    Throttle-Stop's "Turn On" button ?

    It only matters if you are using Clock Modulation, Chipset Clock Modulation or the Set Multiplier feature.
  10. unclewebb

    ROG G703GI 8750h Throttlestop undervolt offsets wont apply

    It looks like Asus has started to lock voltage adjustment in some of their recent laptops. This is done by the bios so without a modified bios, there is no way around this limitation. My only suggestion is next time, shop elsewhere. The Overpowered laptops available at WalMart allow full...
  11. unclewebb

    ThrottleStop (Error creating service: The specified service already exists)

    Are you using Windows Defender? If Windows 10 -1809 or Windows Defender does not like the RwDrv.sys file / driver, you will not be able to use the Disable and Lock Turbo Power Limits feature. I did not write that driver so I have no way to fix the part of ThrottleStop that depends on that...
  12. unclewebb

    Throttle Stop Problem WinRing0.dll

    That is an Insider Preview Build. Microsoft releases these things and then sits back and sees how many people complain. If no one complains, WinRing0 support will be gone. If lots of people complain, maybe they will allow software that depends on the WinRing0 library to continue. Thanks for...
  13. unclewebb

    Throttle Stop Problem WinRing0.dll

    Then I guess it is game over. You will have to switch to Intel XTU if it supports your CPU. I have heard that XTU support for the ULV processors has recently ended. :( What is your exact Windows 10 Build and Version number so others will know what to avoid if they need ThrottleStop?
  14. unclewebb

    Throttle Stop Problem WinRing0.dll

    Have you tried starting OpenHardwareMonitor first before starting ThrottleStop? If Windows 10 is preventing the WinRing0 driver from loading, there is nothing that can be done about that. This driver has not been updated in a decade. ThrottleStop and any programs that depend on this driver...
  15. unclewebb

    Throttle-Stop's "Turn On" button ?

    In the early days of development, some users were scared to give ThrottleStop a try so it was a way to get the timid to try ThrottleStop. The Turn On button only controls 3 things. Clock Modulation, Chipset Clock Modulation and Set Multiplier. On many recent CPUs, you do not need to use any...
  16. unclewebb

    Motherboard showing different cpu temp than cpu monitoring software

    I would check it with CPU-Z. You can also use the built in benchmark to put a load on your CPU.
  17. unclewebb

    Motherboard showing different cpu temp than cpu monitoring software

    How much voltage is your CPU set to? Auto overclocking tools tend to use too much voltage.
  18. unclewebb

    Motherboard showing different cpu temp than cpu monitoring software

    The CPU is usually in the C0 state and is not using any of the low power C States when you are sitting in the bios. When you boot up into Windows, the CPU will have access to at least the low power C1 state. This will significantly drop power consumption and core temperatures when idle...
  19. unclewebb

    Throttlestop overclocking Desktop PCs

    The W3680 is definitely unlocked, multiplier and TDP / TDC. This allows you to run full speed while fully loaded without any throttling. https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/throttlestop-overclocking-desktop-pcs.235975/post-3799652 I paid about $80 U.S. this time last year and now they...
  20. unclewebb

    Low CPU speed when playing games

    There is a single register in the CPU that contains the two turbo boost, long and short, settings and this same register also contains the turbo time limit value. There is a single lock bit and for any Intel CPU that I have tested, when the lock is set, all of these values are locked and cannot...
  21. unclewebb

    Low CPU speed when playing games

    It is possible that a bios or Windows update has locked the power limit register at 15 Watts. Did you accidentally click on the Lock option in ThrottleStop? I would need to see some data from your computer before this problem was first detected. If you are not sure what might have happened...
  22. unclewebb

    Low CPU speed when playing games

    In the Turbo Boost Power Limits section, the Lock box is checked. That means your turbo power limits are locked and cannot be changed. Your CPU is throttling because this power limit is set to 15 Watts. Many laptops lock the power limit register so software like ThrottleStop or Intel XTU...
  23. unclewebb

    Low CPU speed when playing games

    The Core i5-5200U is a 15 Watt CPU. https://ark.intel.com/products/85212/Intel-Core-i5-5200U-Processor-3M-Cache-up-to-2-70-GHz- Have a look at the ThrottleStop screenshot you posted. Your core temps appear to be OK. Lots of temperature headroom while the CPU is loaded. ThrottleStop is...
  24. unclewebb

    Throttlestop stops every hour or so without any messages.

    The only other time I have heard of a problem like this was because of how the Task Scheduler was setup. On all of my computers, ThrottleStop runs for days and weeks at a time without ever shutting down. When you open up the Task Manager, can you see ThrottleStop.exe still running or is it...
  25. unclewebb

    Throttlestop stops every hour or so without any messages.

    Can you post screenshots of your Task Scheduler settings? I like using www.imgur.com for image hosting.
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