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Undervolt Acer nitro 5 AN515-54

XandCosta

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i need a good setting no throttlestop to minimize my cpu temps and play games with high performance.
these are my settings now, i got from a thread from this forum, but i dont know if i'm getting the maximum performance
 

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unclewebb

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All of your settings look good.

Turn on the Log File option when gaming. This will show how your CPU is performing and if it has any throttling issues. Attach a log file to your next post if you want me to have a look at it. Turn on Nvidia GPU monitoring in the Options window before you start logging.

If you do not see a lock icon near the PROCHOT Offset setting in the Options window, I would set PROCHOT Offset to 3. I think your computer set this to 8.

The 9300H has maximum turbo ratios of 41, 41, 40, 40. You have set all of these to 41. It is OK to do that but it is not going to make your CPU run any faster. The 9300H is a locked CPU. There is no way to overclock it and make it run faster.

In the TPL window I would leave the turbo time limit at the default 28 seconds. Did you try increasing the PL1 power limit? I would set both power limits to 60W.

Your CPU is using Speed Shift Technology so I would check the Speed Shift box in the TPL window. Checking this box makes sure that these values are written to the CPU.

Everything looks good. As long as your computer does not have any throttling problems, it should be OK.
 

XandCosta

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First off all, thanks for the reply. I've runned cinebench after doing what u said, here's is the log and prints of all the configurations
 

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unclewebb

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here's is the log
Your log file shows lots of PL2 power limit throttling. This happens at 45W which is the rated TDP. This means that the 60W power limits that you have set in ThrottleStop are being ignored. Some laptop manufacturers force their laptops so they do not exceed the 45W TDP limit. There is nothing you can do about this.

Other than that, the rest of your settings look OK. Your requested undervolt is being applied correctly. You have hit the 45W power limit wall and there is nothing you can do about that.
 

XandCosta

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That's really sad, it just don't make sense to my why they would force this limit, i'm just losing performance. Is really nothing I can do? Even if i undervolt more the CPU core?

I use the settings while playing Rocket League and I'm getting thermal throttling. Sometimes the cpu reachs 92 degres
 

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unclewebb

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why they would force this limit
Lots of manufacturers do this. It is up to consumers to test for this and decide if it is acceptable or not. Most consumers have no idea about this limitation. Even most enthusiasts are not aware of these limitations. Most laptop review sites never mention anything negative.

Have a look in the ThrottleStop Options window. The PROCHOT Offset variable controls the thermal throttling temperature. The Intel default is 0. Thermal throttling is supposed to start at 100°C. Many manufacturers set an offset so thermal throttling starts much sooner. This reduces temperatures but it also reduces maximum performance. If you do not see a Lock icon near this setting, you can lower the PROCHOT Offset value to increase the thermal throttling temperature. Many laptops set this to 2 or 3. Some laptops are set to 0 like they should be.
 
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