[SOLVED] How do I undervolt a laptop?

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My laptop is running hotter these days. It reaches 98°c playing csgo on high settings. I was wondering if undervolting might bring the temps down. If so how do I do it carefully. Thanks in advance.
 
cpu is harder than gpu in laptop. if thottleStop is not working, go to windows power management and set cpu to 99% max. it will block it from going boost, and lower temps by quite a lot.
not much else can be done in laptop, you can do a bit of good by opening it up and clean dust out OR replace paste with crionaut( default ones are baaaad). if its still not good enough all I can say, get an cooling stand like this:
https://www.amazon.de/TeckNet-Cooling-Notebook-Kühlmatte-USB-Ports/dp/B0174PBPS4/ref=sr_1_7?adgrpid=84986351707&dchild=1&gclid=Cj0KCQjw2PP1BRCiARIsAEqv-pRasYMGhjFcvOZw2Du_HRovJ7Ay6R7csUfRf1MuRBgVwgn1k4NtIAsaAlSYEALw_wcB&hvadid=394596130236&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9067388&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=b&hvrand=9977928892029990835&hvtargid=kwd-47668346&hydadcr=28192_1817069&keywords=cool+pad&qid=1589445881&sr=8-7
 
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I did this recently and I just Googled how to undervolt using ThrottleStop, there are many guides. It is worth noting that on several laptops with Intel CPU’s that recent BIOS updates have stopped you being able to adjust the voltages. This was a result of fixing a security issues.
 
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cpu is harder than gpu in laptop. if thottleStop is not working, go to windows power management and set cpu to 99% max. it will block it from going boost, and lower temps by quite a lot.
not much else can be done in laptop, you can do a bit of good by opening it up and clean dust out OR replace paste with crionaut( default ones are baaaad). if its still not good enough all I can say, get an cooling stand like this:
https://www.amazon.de/TeckNet-Cooling-Notebook-Kühlmatte-USB-Ports/dp/B0174PBPS4/ref=sr_1_7?adgrpid=84986351707&dchild=1&gclid=Cj0KCQjw2PP1BRCiARIsAEqv-pRasYMGhjFcvOZw2Du_HRovJ7Ay6R7csUfRf1MuRBgVwgn1k4NtIAsaAlSYEALw_wcB&hvadid=394596130236&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9067388&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=b&hvrand=9977928892029990835&hvtargid=kwd-47668346&hydadcr=28192_1817069&keywords=cool+pad&qid=1589445881&sr=8-7
 
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Cpu - i5 9300h
GPU - GTX 1650
Ram -8gb ddr4
Asus rog g531gt laptop
My laptop is running hotter these days. It reaches 98°c playing csgo on high settings. I was wondering if undervolting might bring the temps down. If so how do I do it carefully. Thanks in advance.
It happens with me as well. I replaced the thermal paste as it was drying out and cleared the junk in my C drive. Back to normal now, lets see how long it lasts
 
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cpu is harder than gpu in laptop. if thottleStop is not working, go to windows power management and set cpu to 99% max. it will block it from going boost, and lower temps by quite a lot.
not much else can be done in laptop, you can do a bit of good by opening it up and clean dust out OR replace paste with crionaut( default ones are baaaad). if its still not good enough all I can say, get an cooling stand like this:
https://www.amazon.de/TeckNet-Cooling-Notebook-Kühlmatte-USB-Ports/dp/B0174PBPS4/ref=sr_1_7?adgrpid=84986351707&dchild=1&gclid=Cj0KCQjw2PP1BRCiARIsAEqv-pRasYMGhjFcvOZw2Du_HRovJ7Ay6R7csUfRf1MuRBgVwgn1k4NtIAsaAlSYEALw_wcB&hvadid=394596130236&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9067388&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=b&hvrand=9977928892029990835&hvtargid=kwd-47668346&hydadcr=28192_1817069&keywords=cool+pad&qid=1589445881&sr=8-7
This is a good point about the boost. You can also use ThrottleStop to reduce the boost speed rather than stopping the boost altogether. Reducing my all core boost by 200mhz on my 9750h reduced max temps by about 4-5c with little noticeable performance loss.
 
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