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Downloads:

4,502

Downloads of v 9.5:

1,106

Last Update:

15 Jul 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Kevin Glynn

Tags:

throttlestop throttle stop overclock underclock undervolt

ThrottleStop (Portable)

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9.5 | Updated: 15 Jul 2022

Downloads:

4,502

Downloads of v 9.5:

1,106

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Kevin Glynn

ThrottleStop (Portable) 9.5

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

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No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install ThrottleStop (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade ThrottleStop (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall ThrottleStop (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade throttlestop -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade throttlestop -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install throttlestop
  win_chocolatey:
    name: throttlestop
    version: '9.5'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'throttlestop' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '9.5'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller throttlestop
{
    Name     = "throttlestop"
    Version  = "9.5"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'throttlestop':
  ensure   => '9.5',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator Windos on 09 Aug 2022.

Description

Default Install Location: C:\ProgramData\chocolatey\lib\throttlestop\tools\throttlestop (this can change depending on where your choco directory is set to).

Since a lot of energy is required to keep modern hardware running at full potential, managing resources can save up a lot of power. Designed especially for laptop users, ThrottleStop is an easy to use program that can adjust the performance of your Intel CPU according to the programs you use.

Normally, manufacturers integrate throttling schemes into their products, but if you want to overclock your CPU, this might be the tool for you. However, exceeding the power capabilities of your adapter can result in damaging your PC, so you have to make sure you know what you are doing.

ThrottleStop automatically detects your CPU type and speed. The software monitors four CPU performance profiles: optimized performance, gaming, Internet navigation and battery support. The profiles are customizable and you can switch between them by clicking on the corresponding number.

For each throttling type, you can adjust several options. 'Clock Modulation' and its variant, 'Chipset Clock Modulation' allow you to slow down your CPU or make it run at 100% of its designed capability.

Also, you can set the multiplier value for your processor. For example, reducing this value results in a CPU lower speed; this can reduce power usage when the laptop is running on battery. Furthermore, if your processor is Core 2 based, you are able to adjust its VID or voltage values.

With ThrottleStop, you can disable the turbo boost feature of your CPU, as well as protect your computer from overheating using the 'BD PROCHOT' option.

You can change various other parameters, such as the turbo ratio limits for each core and the package power limits. The current state of each CPU thread is displayed in the monitoring panel, so you are able to view the CPU performance parameters anytime you want. Furthermore, the program can create a throttling log file and save it for later reference.

All in all, battery monitoring and customizable performance profiles are features that make ThrottleStop a handy application for laptop CPU throttling and overclocking. Only use it if you have a strong documentation, because sloppy handling can literally fry your CPU.

NOTE: This package is not automatically updated. If it is out of date and there is no newer package submitted, please use the Contact Maintainers functionality to alert me.


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsDir    = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$PortableEXE = "$toolsDir\throttlestop\ThrottleStop.exe"

Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:Public\Desktop\ThrottleStop.lnk" -targetPath $PortableEXE
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\ThrottleStop.lnk" -targetPath $PortableEXE
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

remove-item "$ENV:Public\Desktop\ThrottleStop.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
remove-item "$ENV:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\ThrottleStop.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
tools\LICENSE.txt
ThrottleStop

This is freeware software and the author has confirmed that you are free to do as you wish with it.

Author: Kevin Glynn (unclewebb)
tools\throttlestop\Basic Throttlestop and Undervolting Guide.url
 
tools\throttlestop\logo.png
 
tools\throttlestop\ReadMe.txt
ThrottleStop 
Version 9.5
2022 June 15

New Features
- Alder Lake desktop and mobile support added.
- improved performance when using Windows Defender Real-time Protection. 
- replaced the Disable and Lock Turbo Power Limits box with the MMIO Lock box.
- added the ability to sync the MSR and MMIO power limits.
- improved SpeedStep and Speed Shift compatibility with Windows.
- updated FIVR and TPL window themes and added support for bigger logos up to 240x138 recommended.
- combined Turbo Limits and Turbo Groups into the FIVR window.
- added feature for K series CPUs to increase voltage at 800 MHz for improved stability when undervolting.
- reduced the chance of a BSOD loop if voltage is set too low. 
- added automatic enabling of the PowerCut feature when resuming from sleep. 
- disabled Run Program After Profile Change feature for improved security. 
- retired Core 2 Duo automatic Dual IDA mode.


Kevin Glynn
[email protected]
tools\throttlestop\The ThrottleStop Guide (2022)- How to Lower Temperatures, Increase Performance and Boost Battery Life.url
 
tools\throttlestop\ThrottleStop - TPU Forums.url
 
tools\throttlestop\ThrottleStop.exe
md5: 5C73413E2E8B7011713DD7CBD04038DF | sha1: 505DBABFCA612CEA62292FA366932875B33B43F0 | sha256: 7D6BB64F6DE208C85E9D2985B5C76DD843674539FA450E26839634EFC2BA94AD | sha512: 819159DD23095AC958A2E04512967043D3FC8092F60C29B62BBA52812F0E09B78B7912104094C13B9B9AFA94A0EAEDE6B1040E8BC7DC1B34152C9B3AFE14FC25
tools\VERIFICATION.txt
ThrottleStop

Binaries downloaded from: https://www.techpowerup.com/download/techpowerup-throttlestop/

This version has been downloaded and unpacked into the tools directory at /throttlestop/

You can extract the files from the zip archive and compare the checksums.

The maintainer of this package is `mikeee` on chocolatey.

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
ThrottleStop (Portable) 9.4 1451 Monday, October 4, 2021 Approved
ThrottleStop (Portable) 9.3 1195 Thursday, March 4, 2021 Approved
ThrottleStop (Portable) 9.0 717 Monday, September 21, 2020 Approved

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