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FPS Permanent Drop after playing for about 10 mins.

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June 11, 2016 12:46:33 AM

Starting off, I have a Lenovo T420, i know it's not very good for gaming so no need to say so. You can search for the specs online,

except some have nvidia optimus, which i dont and i only have the integrated hd graphics (yes i do know it's pretty bad.)

i played on a Dell Latitude E6420 with the same gpu and an almost the same cpu.

the game provided is Counter-Strike: GO. the problem is that when i played in the Dell, i didnt get the fps drop i am talking about. i had flat 50 fps there and in this machine i have 60 then after playing a while i get 30 or lower.

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit.

Problem also occurs on other games

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a c 548 D Laptop
June 11, 2016 8:39:10 PM


Please do try doing a clean install of the graphics card driver.
- Go to Device Manager and uninstall the Nvidia Graphics driver.
- Next is to open Programs and Features then uninstall anything related to Nvidia.
- Once the driver was completely uninstalled, download and install the latest driver.
- Here's the link:
- Reboot the laptop once the latest driver has been installed.
- After the reboot do also make sure to set Nvidia as the default GPU.
- Here's how:
June 12, 2016 1:09:06 AM

I'm sorry but I have stated that the BIOS did not display such GPU assuming the integrated HD Graphics (Intel HD 3000) is the only one available.
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a c 371 D Laptop
June 12, 2016 11:25:05 AM

Different laptops, different results, might check for a new BIOS or mobo drivers to see if they will help any.
June 15, 2016 2:49:14 AM

is there a way to see if i actually have the nvidia optimus display? because it's not on my device manager list, could this be because i dont have the driver installed?

edit: done, i've tried to install nvidia optimus graphics driver, nothing appeared obv., so that option is unavailable.
June 15, 2016 7:19:12 AM

Help is no longer needed, thank you for replying in this thread, the cause of the said fps drops is because of thermal throttling.
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