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Question RazerBlade 15 advanced with GTX 1070 max-q terrible frame drops.

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I have owned the Razerblade 15 advanced with gtx 1070 max q, intel i7-8750h and 16gb of ram for almost a year.
Recently frame drops have been extreme making most games unplayable.
About a month ago fortnite would run at a constant 100+ fps and now drops to below 30 randomly and constantly, causing the game to be unplayable.
Recently I have been playing a lot of valorant and the frames in that on all low settings will be at 144+ then randomly drop to 40-50 for a couple seconds and go back up.
Razer support was not much help, I did a full reset on my computer and reinstalled all the new drivers, but still the same problem.
This leads me to believe its a hardware problem, but with my lack of knowledge for laptop hardware I am not able to locate the problem.
And idea on how I can locate the issues happening?
 
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View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7OdTmylZNQ


Test first with xtu stress test are you temperature throttling, if yes undervolt by -100mv cpu core. Go up to -150mv IF the first undervolt helped with performance, only small steps and test stability.

After realizing the system was throttling I cleaned the fans and blowers of dust and this seemed to be the major temperature problem. Frames are now stable, but at a much lower number than previously. The system no longer seems to be temp throttling, but something else is certainly still wrong.


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This is the CPUID images while in a game, I cant locate the problem, but the frames are still low.
View: https://i.imgur.com/PqN5qU1.png

View: https://i.imgur.com/A5lcout.png
 
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Did the undervolting help ? Did you try? There is no risk since your lowering NOT increaasing voltage,

Honestly I can't tell if it helped, maybe a tiny bit, as frames are more steady but Im not sure if that from the undervolt or just from cleaning the fans and blowers. Random drops to about 30 fps are still happening just not as often.

Maybe like every couple minutes instead of constantly.
 

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Run the stress test from intel XTU for 5minute, stress both CPU and GPU. You can also download aida64 trial and run system stability test (select gpu and cpu), both willl show if your still thermal throttling / power throttling. Post results here
 
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Run the stress test from intel XTU for 5minute, stress both CPU and GPU. You can also download aida64 trial and run system stability test (select gpu and cpu), both willl show if your still thermal throttling / power throttling. Post results here

Couldnt find gpu in the XTU stress test, but here are the results from those two stress tests.
Thank you, your help is much appreciated.


View: https://imgur.com/a/8Vye58C


View: https://imgur.com/rV6G2bv
 

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