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The performance decrease when it's on battery

by ifsanzaniy68 / April 27, 2016 3:59 AM PDT

Hey guys please help me.

I have an asus gl552vw-cn461d .
The performance decrease when it's on battery. When i'm playing game on battery , my laptop lag so much but when i plug the charger in , the game play smoothly
I already set my battery to high performance , set my preferred graphic card to nvidia graphics and turn off the battery boost in geforce experience .
This problem is really pissing me off
Do any of you know the problem and the solution ?
The spec is :
-i7-6700HQ
-GTX 960M 4GB DDR5
-8 GB DDR4 RAM
-1 TB HDD 7200 rmp
I'm really thankful if any of you can solve this
I'm sorry for my bad english

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That's true.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 27, 2016 9:44 AM PDT

To get any semblance of battery time, the settings for CPU and GPU power pull back when on battery. This is by design and you'll have to call the laptop maker to see exactly what settings you can turn on or off. I do not own your model but reply since this is expected.

You should also find your time on battery will likely be in minutes. I think the last time I saw this a similar machine went from 30 to 45 minutes on battery. The owner finally got the message this is something you do while on mains power.

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by ifsanzaniy68 / April 27, 2016 5:24 PM PDT
In reply to: That's true.

Do i really have to call the service center ?
But i only have the problem this week
A week earlier it's all playing smooth even when it's on battery but now it's just suddenly happened
Is it because the battery?

Or there is any way to remove the limitation without going to the service center ?

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I think so. Why?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 27, 2016 5:38 PM PDT
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Because while we have a few Asus ROGs here, we don't have your exact model.

Your top post made no mention it worked before or what changed since then.

I made no suggestion the battery is in need of replacement, only that someone learned that gaming on battery was so short on battery time they decided they would game when there was mains power available.

My reason for the service call was that Asus may have the settings specific to your PC on hand. I see that some posts are on the internet but I'm sure you read those.

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trade-off on the battery mode
by spruce11 / April 29, 2016 11:31 AM PDT

it is natural that the performance gets traded off on battery mode, and some brands (MSI, Alienware, etc.) should have different modes for you to select to respond on the battery. But it's too odd on the situation you described. It sounds worse than I experienced. There are two links I found for you to take a look. In my opinion, either you may call for the service center to ask how to optimize the performance with the battery, or something's wrong on this laptop. If it's the scenario 2, go for its repair service before its warranty expires.

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/forum/topic/6008461646
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/285425-33-laptop-lags-playing-games-battery-mode

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Thanks for chiming in.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 29, 2016 11:38 AM PDT

The one thing that keeps me from sending in some models and to try anything first is that service centers almost always reset the PC to factory conditions.

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