Apollo Lake TDP/Power Limits. Unlock Full Potential Up To 80% More FPS!
I discovered that the civil top heir had the power limits disabled, and this was the whole reason why it performed so well because back in the past, when I had the corium tablets and the later on the notebooks and things I discovered it. Yet if you increase the power limits, that would increase the performance of course. So what happens? Is the Apollo egg has a limit that you can see here of six watts by default that's? What Intel sits? That'S what's in the BIOS, normally apart from some manufactures, decided that okay, they would disable that power limit. Now this is to keep the power consumption under control to keep the heat under control as well, but what it really does is once it hit set six watts. What I've discovered when you're gaming, at least on these chip, sets that it will clock down the GPU resulting in reduced performance? So what this little tweak here does is its using readwrite everything so we're reading part of the memory we're adjusting it and what we are. Basically doing is lifting that six watt limit and making that a 10 watt limit or even 15. If you wanted to there's more risk, though, if it's going to generate a lot more heat, but in turn what it's doing is like the civil top air that I reviewed, the performance really does increase, because it will then be able to hold the GPU clock of 700 megahertz that it has on there.
So I am looking at the thermals at the moment I'm going to do a very quick test and that's going to involve a half life to lost Coe so I'm, going to run it this on the stock 6 watt. Look at the thermals and then I'll do the mod. Now, if you want to do this module self, I recommend that you check out the forum link but first make sure that your laptop like the easy book 3 pro. This is the onda shoma. 30. 40 s re 31, getting confused here and it's. Basically, the easy book 3 pro, so it's got a good copper heat sink any, and that is very important to this. To do this mod, you must have a good heatsink on their laptops like the lap book. Twelve point three and then the fourteen point: one do not have good heat sinks in there, so they will reach thermal throttling temperatures straight away with this mod anyway, let's start out here with half lie Losco. So this is the source engine it's very easy for it to run now versus running the Pentium in 4200, which is the well one of the fastest that you can get of their politic series. So the video settings I'm – using if you want to do this own test yourself, 720p – everything on the lowest settings graphically just to make it easy. So we can keep the same settings across all these devices now I'm going to run this test now and show you the result.
This is the video stress test alright. So this is the score. It got 74 frames per. Second, I have done no thermal tweaks. Here. Remember that this is the Pentium n 4200, so it's going to be a little faster than the N 3450, so let's do that tweak now, okay! So in order to apply this mod, there is a link in the description of this video. If you happen to be watching just on YouTube, and if you read through that article there's, just a few warnings on there there's or some recommendations on what laptops I have tested that have copper hits things that I recommend that you could get away with doing this. Tweak on there's some that I don't recommend and just basically a big warning so download the application there, which is read, write everything I've got it running here now: go into access down to command, and that is where you will paste the command right here and then You should have this come out, so it's done the memory edit. Now, once you put the device into sleep or reboot. You'D have to do this process again, so you can actually create a shortcut which I've done on my desktop here. So whenever I click that it's going to set it to 10 watts, so HW info let's run that and have a look and see if it is in fact applying the 10 watt power limit. Oops it's already open. Ok, there we go so under the processor right here, just refresh that you can see now that the parliment number 1 is now 10 watts right there.
That is what we want, so let's run that benchmark again and take a look at the kind of improvements we're going to see from the N 4200. Okay, so that result is 93 that's, an improvement of around 20, which isn't really that great, because the entity Falls are where the biggest changes, because I've seen it go from 57 frames per second up to about 92 and in other games I've seen it go even Higher you're, looking at about a 70 to 80, an improvement in gaming frames per second, so go to the desktop here. We'Ll have a very quick look at the thermals. You know it's, not even really getting hot look at that. It just shows you how well the copper heatsink is working in this under shoma 31 years, so only 64 and then 66 on the GPU so I'm going to try now with the wattage the power limit set to 15, so that's just given us a couple more Frames per second, so not really too much of an improvement there. Now the thermals are just had a look. It got up to 67 degrees, so only one degree more. Of course, this is only just a benchmark. So if you intend to game for hours on end, then expect those temperatures to keep rising and climbing, and you can always add a thermal pad to between the copper heatsink and the rear body of this now I'm, going to test out the cell run in 3450.
This is way more common. This Apolo Lake is pretty much in everything they don't really use the in 4200, a lot because it's more expensive, so same settings again 720p lower settings. This is the stock six Watts on the t. Book for let's have a look and see how this one performs. Okay, so that one's got a fifty five point. Six sets with six watts, let's try it now with 15 watts, so amazing results here. Look at this 98, almost 99 frames per second that's, even faster than the Intel HD 505, with the 18 executional cos executional units or whatever they call them on the GPU, so that isn't, a I don't, know approximate 80, almost 75, 80 percent boost and frames per. Second, which is just amazing, so let's, have a look on the temperatures to make sure it's, not cooking itself and so far, look at that. This is after 10 minutes only 10 minutes running these benchmarks. It'S got itself up to 68 degrees. So best of luck with your own tweaking the power limits here, and I really hope that manufacturers out of China, like civil top and the t book air that they start to give us that option in the BIOS the power limits. Let us change that. If you do have a good, copper heatsink on there, I see no reason why not to do this tweak for those that want maximum performance.