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Intel XTU Power limit throttling bug

aho001
Beginner
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V 6.5.2.4

There is a bug where XTU does not power limit to the required wattage when my laptop wakes up from sleep. I have to set the wattage again for the power limit to happen

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AlHill
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What is your processor model number?  If not an X or K processor, XTU does not support your processor.

Also, if you are attempting to undervolt your laptop, that has been disabled due to a security threat:

https://securityboulevard.com/2019/12/plundervolt-a-new-intel-processor-undervolting-vulnerability/

Doc (not an Intel employee or contractor)

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AlHill
Super User
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What is your processor model number?  If not an X or K processor, XTU does not support your processor.

Also, if you are attempting to undervolt your laptop, that has been disabled due to a security threat:

https://securityboulevard.com/2019/12/plundervolt-a-new-intel-processor-undervolting-vulnerability/

Doc (not an Intel employee or contractor)

aho001
Beginner
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i7-5500u. i dont remember if earlier edition of XTU have this issue 

AlHill
Super User
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You have a U processor, which is not supported by XTU.

Doc (not an Intel employee or contractor)

aho001
Beginner
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oh, well it does power limit my processor

AlHill
Super User
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From the XTU download page:

"Intel XTU may or may not work on unsupported processors."

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/29183/Intel-Extreme-Tuning-Utility-Intel-XTU

Doc (not an Intel employee or contractor)

 

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