I have a strange problem, where my CPU gets throttled whenever the utilisation goes a bit high. There’s absolutely no way to get sustained high use. And the throttled speed goes down to as low as 400MHz!
I’m on a ThinkPad T495s
$ inxi -Cm Memory: RAM: total: 13.33 GiB used: 6.49 GiB (48.7%) Array-1: capacity: 64 GiB slots: 2 EC: None Device-1: DIMM 0 size: 8 GiB speed: 2400 MT/s Device-2: DIMM 0 size: 8 GiB speed: 2400 MT/s CPU: Info: Quad Core model: AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U w/ Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx bits: 64 type: MT MCP cache: L2: 2 MiB Speed: 435 MHz min/max: 1400/2300 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 435 2: 436 3: 870 4: 871 5: 435 6: 434 7: 871 8: 871
I looked at the
scaling_governor, it’s set to
schedutil, which according to the kernel docs is the right thing to do. When I manually set all the governors to
performance, I still don’t get any significant improvement (as you can see from the
Can someone shed some light here?