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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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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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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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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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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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Lenovo G505s throttles for no reason, i have been troubleshooting for the last 2 months

I have a Lenovo G505s laptop that ive used for 8 years. These are the specs: AMD A8-5550M 8GB ram 5200rpm 1TB mysterious harddrive s/n CB26642447 windows Version 10.0.19042 Build 19042 bios version ...
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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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Throttle network bandwidth per application in Mac OS X

I notice that iTunes seems to suck up all my bandwidth and doesn’t play nice with other applications that use the web when it's downloading. In fact, it doesn't even give itself enough bandwidth when ...
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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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How to set thermal throttling lowest CPU clock on Linux?

I am having huge problems with thermal throttling on my Thinkpad T420 with Core i7 and Nvidia Quadro. When the throttling starts I get the kernel message: [42544.677294] [Hardware Error]: Machine ...
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Browsing speed is fast, but download speed is 0

I'm currently using Windows 10 and netcomm nb604n router. Problem: Web browsing on chrome/edge/firefox works fast, but my download speed from majority of websites start around 10kb/s and eventually (...
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Windows 10 Machines With Throttled Upload Speed

Multiple devices (Windows 10 machines) tried across multiple networks. During SeedTest's the network tests show a gig. Any other time Windows caps it to 4-10Mb/s. OneDrive, Google Drive, SharePoint, ...
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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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Lowering the thermal throttling point on an Intel CPU

I have a laptop with the Intel i7 4700MQ processor, which I sometimes use for BOINC computing. However, in Intel XTU, I've noticed temperatures of over 80 °C for sustained periods. This temperature is ...
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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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How to check if your ISP does video throttling?

I’ve recently changed my ISP and noticed that I no longer can watch video sites like YouTube in real time; I need to wait for buffering first. On both ISPs, my speed was same 5 megabits per second. I’...
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How to throttle HTTP requests in Firefox?

When using the Web, I occasionally stumble on various (rather reasonable) DoS protection features used by the server administrators. Most commonly this happens when using Zotero which tends to ...
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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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Stop Dell from throttling CPU with power adapter

My Dell laptop is experiencing the old problem of the power adapter failing to be recognized by the computer. I know for a fact it is just a break in the data cable in the line, because if I position ...
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I cant disable throttle stop

I installed throttle stop and had it undervolt my cpu & gpu. I set it to run on start. However, It crashes my computer on boot and I can't uninstall it without booting into windows. The .exe file ...
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Any way to improve thermals of this laptop?

So I got the asus vivobook 15 with the ryzen 5 3500u . But its thermals are terrible . GPU on idle is at 60C. It throttles after barely 2 minutes of playing fifa 19 at 720p low with fps locked to 30(...
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CPU utilization won't go above 30%

I have an HP Pavillion 14 laptop. Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 2 core. 2Gb RAM. Windows 10. It's running really slowly. So slow that its unusable right from the very start. I check the resource monitor and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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trickle: throttle all programs: works for statically linked executables?

I want to use trickle on Raspbian. It seems it can be used when running an executable as follows: trickle -u {up} -d {down} {program} And it can also be used for all applications. e.g.: trickled -...
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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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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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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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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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It is possible a software(such as Chrome, games, etc) use multiple internet connection(like IDM does)?

My ISP throttling single connection just use 15 kB/s. So if i play online game(such as Dota 2), streaming youtube, or other thing which use only single connection, it is throttled. Fortunately ...
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How to limit router bandwidth?

Is there a way to configure my (D-Link DIR-615) router to throttle down the allowed bandwidth after a certain amount of bandwidth has been used? For instance, I want my router to operate normally up ...