Downloads:

231

Downloads of v 9.0:

198

Last Update:

21 Sep 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Kevin Glynn

Tags:

throttlestop throttle stop overclock underclock undervolt

ThrottleStop (Portable)

9.0 | Updated: 21 Sep 2020

Downloads:

231

Downloads of v 9.0:

198

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Kevin Glynn

ThrottleStop (Portable) 9.0

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Details

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:

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

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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://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. Enter your internal repository url

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

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade throttlestop -y --source="'STEP 3 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="'STEP 3 URL'"
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure throttlestop installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: throttlestop
    state: present
    version: 9.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

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

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...


chocolatey_package 'throttlestop' do
  action    :install
  version  '9.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

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


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: throttlestop,
    Version: 9.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller throttlestop
{
   Name     = 'throttlestop'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '9.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

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


package { 'throttlestop':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '9.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

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


salt '*' chocolatey.install throttlestop version="9.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 09 Oct 2020.

Description

This version (9.0) has a memory leak and will be fixed in the next release. Please upgrade as soon as possible.

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\ReadMe.txt
ThrottleStop 9.0
June 19, 2020

New Features
- replaced the WinRing0 and RwDrv.sys drivers for improved Windows 10 2004 compatibility.
- first version compiled with Visual Studio 2019.
- added code to stop ThrottleStop from starting if it previously crashed on startup.
- added options to adjust the main ThrottleStop font.
- enabled Limit Reasons access for Intel 10th Gen Core i CPUs.
- added max temperature and max power consumption to the main screen.
- redesigned the C States window to include 6 and 8 core support.
- new Notification Area power icon.
- added an adjustable PROCHOT Offset feature.
- redesigned Throttle indicator on the main screen which includes types of throttling.
- Nvidia MHz reporting added to the log file and to the GPU button.
- improved consistency between user interface and Notification Area temperatures.

New ThrottleStop.INI Font Options

MainFont=Tahoma
MainFontOffset=0

The first option is used to change the type of font that ThrottleStop uses.

The second option can be used to increase or decrease the size of this font.
Set this option to a small positive number to increase the font size.
Use a small negative number to decrease the font size.


Kevin Glynn
[email protected]
tools\throttlestop\The ThrottleStop Guide (2019) Ultrabook Review.url
 
tools\throttlestop\The ThrottleStop Guide - NotebookReview.url
 
tools\throttlestop\ThrottleStop.exe
md5: DA2577AE38C9C39CD3E4375621783786 | sha1: 80C8CCC42AA8F9FA0B9FE63310CF12AC213CC803 | sha256: 69943BD3BC8D626861DA68BE6A1386448088DECF82F5A9076557B2B49C9526B0 | sha512: BD0B870813D938D4919B89F9FFE7396E8A0FD6437C458CD0C176A334D34E16B70049E094F3683505ACC537AEAD8F63E9DABEA9B28A396381A15B565E5A587847
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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