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Domains seemingly throttling my connection since I switched ISPs

Overview I recently switched internet service providers and ever since I've been having issues loading certain sites. The tech support folks were of little help, and I suspect the root cause is ...
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Is there a fix for my laptop running at 0.39GHz for absolutely no reason? [duplicate]

I have an ideapad laptop, and for whatever reason it's suddenly started to randomly drop to 0.39 GHz for absolutely no reason. Ive tried setting minimum and maximum CPU state to 100% but that didn't ...
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nginx rate limit doesn't work as expected

I'm trying to rate limit the nginx connections, however it doesn't seem to work as expected. I tried to test it using 2 and 10 requests per second. First, 2 requests per second limit_req_zone $...
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download speed always drops on ethernet but upload speed never does

I have 3 Gbps fibre internet connected to my machine, through ethernet, and I never seem to get the full download speed no matter what, however the upload speed is always at maximum, which is weird. ...
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Anybody make sense of these GPUZ readings from my XG Mobile

So I have an XG Mobile 3080 that's started acting weird, Recently it has been stuck at 210MHz regardless of what its doing, by switching power plan to turbo I can achieve 300MHz and with manual mode ...
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Lenovo Y50-70: How to totally stop the performance throttling when using a non-OEM lower wattage charger?

I have Lenovo Y50-70 (Core i7-4710HQ), and I have to use these days a non-OEM charger with more than 50% lower wattage (65 Watt) than the original charger (135 Watt). So, are there any more settings ...
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Can `rapl-set` mitigate the remotely-exploitable "Hertzbleed" Frequency Throttling Side Channel Attack?

Recently a new frequency throttling side-channel attack for extracting key material was published as CVE-2022-24436 for Intel CPUs and CVE-2022-23823 for AMD CPUs, which can be exploited remotely. ...
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range extender throttling whole home network

So, I live in the boonies. No hard line high speed internet. Closest thing I have is a wifi puck (VZW RC400L). Verizon's home cellular is not offered in my area (has physical ehternet port).This "...
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Odd CPU Throttling Issue

Just got a Thinkpad P15s (Laptop), and I'm experiencing a very odd issuing with the CPU throttling under heavy load and low temperatures. This can last anywhere from 1 minute-10 minute, where ...
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CPU speed fluctuates intensively when not running heavy task and turbo causes CPU throttling when playing games

My laptop is over 3 years old, I use it for a lot of heavy tasks and gaming and runs for long duration almost everyday. It has been perfectly fine for so long and meeting all my computing needs, until ...
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Windows 10 - Internet connection is being capped at lower speeds on certain websites/programs

Few days ago, my house was connected to fiber optic, which is suppose to provide me with the download speed of 500mb/s. I am using Windows 10 on my PC that is connected directly to the router, using a ...
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Very slow pacman download speed in fresh Manjaro installation

After a system error, I had to reinstall my Linux distribution. The wifi was working fine before. After the reinstall, I had to run sudo pacman -Syu to get all the packages updated. At first, it was ...
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Weird throttling effect when consuming AWS based services

So here's the thing: I am observing the mentioned effect for some time now and I don't get it. It starts to really annoy me and I cannot get a grip on it. So I am turning to this community with the ...
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My processor speed drops to 800 Mhz when my Lenovo Thinkpad W541 is plugged into the OEM cable

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W541 (Windows 10). The processor is i7 4810MQ. My power settings are "high performance", with max processor speed at 100%. Always worked well in the past 4 years. ...
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ThrottleStop dosen't save SpeedShift SST Limits

ThrottleStop dosen't save SpeedShift SST Limits in profile 1,2,3,4. I have to select a profile and everytime have to adjust speedshift limits manually opening TS. Is there a workarround for this ? ...
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How do I detect network traffic, and dynamically throttle a server's connection?

I have a Raspberry Pi running a computer program that requires a lot of network bandwidth. In order to prevent the Raspberry Pi from using up all of our bandwidth provided by the ISP, I want to ...
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Determine what's eating CPU

I'm trying to determine which processes/threads are spiking up CPU usage. The scenario is the following: I'm playing games on my XPS 9560 (suffers from power limit throttling). I've made a mod that ...
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Why am I getting a high CPU load > 70%, even when I tell Windows that it shouldn't be more than 20%?

Why am I getting a high CPU load > 70%, even when I tell Windows that it shouldn't be more than 20%? I frequently get a CPU load of 70% plus. I tried adjusting the power plan Laptop cpu (as shown ...
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Odd GPU / CPU throttling behavior in WinToGo-Pro 10

I have two identical Dell Precision 5530 work machines (8850H / Quadro P1000). They are running the exact same OS (win10 enterprise) with the same exact power configuration and both of their bioses ...
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My 65W laptop does charge using USB-C only but is the computer slower because of that?

I use my laptop (Dell Inspiron 5480) both as a mobile device and as a desktop replacement. At home I hook up a USB keyboard, mouse, USB DAC, as well as ethernet and HDMI cables to it. Getting a ...
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Windows is setting a 1GBit connection down to 100mbit

My current network should support wired 1Gbit connection. It used to be 1Gbit on my PC, but some time ago Windows started to see it as 100mbit. After trying several things, I am 100% it is an OS issue....
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What is my ISP doing to my internet, Extremely slow internet and ...?

My usually 8 Mbps home connection has been extremely slow for the past few days, with all pages I visit taking much longer than usual, some taking more than 30 or 50 seconds to load. and the online ...
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What causes Windows 10 to throttle the CPU to ~1 GHz at random intervals?

I've been getting this bug for a while now, where once in a while the PC becomes unbearably slow because the CPU is being throttled to about 1 GHz at most. It isn't a frequent issue; this will happen ...
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Throttle round trip time on Windows

I test performance of a web application under different circumstances. I've learned how to throttle the bandwidth on Windows. But i've got nowhere a possibility to setup the round trip time ...
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How to aggressively throttle background tabs in Firefox using dom.min_background_timeout_value

What are the correct settings to aggressively throttle background tabs in Firefox? Years ago I stumbled on this post explaining various about:config settings in Firefox for throttling background (and ...
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No throttling of any kind but processor freq sticks at 0.8 Ghz and Power ~ 8W

I have Dell XPS 9650, i7-7700Hq, GTX 1050, 512GB SSD, 16GB DD4, 4K. I find no throttling as in Thermal, Power limit, Current limit, MB VR (from Intel XTU), No Limit reasons from ThrottleStop, No "Yes"...
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Can Network throttling from browser restrict upload bandwidth?

In Chrome Developer Tools, there is an option for throttling under the Network tab. I know it is used to test website performance and that it restricts network bandwidth for downloading the site. My ...
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CPU running to slow

My laptop's (a Dell Studio XPS) CPU appears to be being throttled. It's an Intel Core Duo P8600 2.4hGhz running windows 10. Perf mon is reporting its speed as 1.58Ghz rather than 2.4Ghz The temp is ...
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gaming laptop extremely slow doing basic stuff on battery, and throttle stop showing it's hitting PL1 power limit, is this normal?

my gaming laptop (overpowered 17+) is extremely slow most of the time on battery, slow enough that the mouse lags a lot, and folders take a long time to open, even webpages lag significantly while ...
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Laptop CPU power limit throttling is constantly on for no reason

I have a laptop (HP OMEN 15, Intel i7-7700HQ + NVIDIA 1050Ti, Windows 10 1809) which I run some heavy computational jobs from time to time. Everything had been working fine for months until yesterday, ...
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All downloads throttled at 125 kbps

I have been trying to download a game through steam, but i have observed that download speed i get is only upto 125kbps. Whenever i try to download something through at torrent client like µTorrent , ...
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Are laptops designed to throttle?

Being an active laptop user I often wonder if they were designed so they are not capable to manage it's heat when they have 100 % GPU and CPU load during long time (say 2-4 hours)? There are a lot of ...
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Why is my PROCHOT value at 85 C?

I am using ThrottleStop on my laptop (ASUS GL553ve - i7-7700HQ, nvidia gtx 1050ti). The thing is, it throttles my CPU at temperature of 85C, while the max safe operating temperature is like 100C. It ...
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Dell G5 5587 Intel Core i7 8750H throttling

I have a problem with my laptop Dell G5 5587 and its CPU Intel Core i7 8750H. I have bought this laptop in December last year and since then I've encountered a power throttling on CPU (more ...
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Wrong CPU temp sensor reading?

Recently I have noticed that a game that used to run at a constant 60 fps on my pc is not doing so anymore, I haven't played a game for a while but ran this game (batman arkham knight) for my nephew ...
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What's with i7 7700 throttling?

Hardware: Motherboard: Asus H170-Pro CPU: i7 7700 (Stock cooler) GPU: ZT-P10810F-10P (ZOTAC 1080 Ti AMP Extreme Core Edition) RAM: 16GB Software: Windows 7 x64 AIDA64 Extreme Games Issues: Why ...
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Possible to limit torrent speed when another device is connected to the network?

Is there any way for me to be able to limit my overall torrent speed when another device is connected to the network? I would like my desktop pc to throttle the download speed of any running torrents ...
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Throttle piped command on OSX?

I want to throttle output from grep to run at most every X seconds. Specifically I want to do something like this: ping 8.8.8.8 | grep "No route to host" | throttle 3s | xargs -I % sh -c 'reset wifi'...
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How can I lower the throttling temperature [duplicate]

I have an Acer V17 Nitro with Windows 8. The temperatures get way too hot on this laptop, even when using very non-demanding applications. How do I lower the throttling temperature so that it begins ...
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Windows GPU throttling

It seems like I'm missing something about GPU throttling. I thought that it is a low-level mechanism of the GPU itself which lowers the frequency when the GPU is running too hot. However, I've faced ...
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how do I know if the BIOS or the OS is throttling my CPU? (Linux)

I'm using Ubuntu Linux 18.04. I've been sold a secondhand Dell Precision M6700 Laptop with an underpowered power adaptor. Apparently, the BIOS can recognize this condition, and I read somewhere that ...
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Cpu underclock when plugged in

My laptop underclocks itself when charging(I have Dell original OEM charger). The clock speed drops from 2.2ghz to 500mhz. I've tried configuring the power settings and BIOS settings,disabling ...
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Why would WIN10 throttle my apps but not speedtest or speedguide? (if not VerizonFIOS)

Win10, VerizonFios 25/25 Mbps shows about that speed on speedtest.net and speedguide.net But firefox accessing gmail or other websites, or other apps I use, show mostly 0.1Mbps (1/2 second on 1/2 ...
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CPU throttles to low frequency (1800 MHz) under load despite not actually overheating (50 °C)

Solution I solved the problem, thanks to the answer below. It was indeed the VRM heating up over 80 °C and it throttled CPU. CPU was not heating up, but motherboard made it look like it was so that ...
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ISP Throttles Internet on HTTP, HTTPS works fine (OpenVPN and Proxy also get throttled)

I want to setup OpenVPN on my server but I have very weird problem which I just noticed while setting it up. I think my ISP is throttling speed over HTTP connections. Without VPN and Without Proxy (...
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Configure DD-WRT to Limit Bandwidth on Devices

I have flashed DD-WRT firmware to my TP-Link WRT841-N router, set the basic network configuration & wireless. I want to limit bandwidth on a user who is always using torrents which is causing my ...
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Replacing a GeForce 210 with a GT 1030

I currently have a 2006' GT 210 graphics card in my computer and I'm thinking about buying a 2017' GT 1030 to replace it. I currently have an i3 530 and 4GB of RAM installed, and also a PCIe 2.0 slot ...
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OSX: is there a way to disable the windows throttle on desktop change?

When I switch from virtual desktop A to virtual desktop B, my windows in A get throttled. Is there a power saving feature to disable that throttling? For example in chrome(ium), ...
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Video Card Issue?

I have a laptop with Windows 10 Pro, Core i3-3217U, Intel HD4000 iGPU and 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 RAM. Whenever I play any game using it's built-in display (1366x768 display), My laptop gets throttled in ...
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Windows 10 throttles Bash network ops when not focused

I'm trying to rsync a large (90GB) file to my desktop. I'm using Bash on Ubuntu on Windows to do that, since it's WAY more performant than cygwin-virtualized rsync or similar The problem I'm running ...
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