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power throttling 

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Simply put, you'd want to be as efficient as possible when using battery, so lower processor clock would be really helpful for that. You don't want your laptop to suck all of the juice just only for a hour, yeah? And it can potentially increase your battery life as it won't be exposed with heat as much.


The Windows power slider have an option from "Battery saver", "Best battery life", "Better performance", to "Best performance". Kind of analyzed of how they works. Battery saver, you guess it, implements the variable clock control of the CPU, even reduces it to at bare minimum of 0.65 GHz when idling, which is really helpful to extend the battery (in my case, would be 1-3 hours more depends of usage), and it reduces the brightness of the screen, lower than the others, which I actually choose for better night-reading. Best battery life, and better performance, I barely use this one, but slightly brighter screen, still with variable clock control (I don't see much difference somehow as I kind of always using it plugged in) . Best performance, when my laptop would be just constantly turboing at 3.1GHz but it kind of helpful for CPU-intensive tasks like rendering.

Humor me, as you should do.


Daily drivers:


Acer Aspire E5-475G

Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHz (Turbo 3.1 GHz) || NVIDIA GeForce 940MX 2GB

4GB Micron DDR4 + 4GB Team Group DDR4 PC19200

120 GB WD Green M.2 SATA SSD + 480 GB Pioneer APS-SL3N SATA SSD

Windows 10 Single Language x64


Some old computer laying around as my HTPC

Intel Pentium Dual Core E2160 1.8GHz || (fake lol) NVIDIA GeForce GT730 2GB DDR3

Some random old motherboard. Works fine tho.

512 MB + 512 MB random DDR memory

40GB IDE HDD + 1 TB old laptop SATA HDD, got bad sector unfortunately

Linux Mint 20 Ulyana Xfce x64

Some old TCL CRT TV laying around + RCA to HDMI converter


Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

4GB RAM, 64GB Internal Storage 

64GB SanDisk Ultra (80MB/s Read) External Storage

MIUI 11 Global

Aukey Turbo Charger PA-U28 QC2.0 + Aukey CB-CD4 PVC Type-C Cable



Some random home-theater speakers I took freely from someplace and big-ass bass with old computer speaker amplifier. It sounds good af tho.

dbE DJ100 Headphone

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