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    PC overheating too much while playing games on VisualBoyAdvance-M-WX

    I have been experiencing high CPU/GPU usage and overheating while playing games on VisualBoyAdvance-M-WX, temps goes up to 87+,
    my SPECS are:



    CPU = AMD A10 - 5745M
    GPU = Radeon HD 8610G + 8600M dual graphics
    Ram = 8 GB
    OS = Win 8.1

    I think VisualBoyAdvance-M-WX is a lightweight application, so why does it demands soo much power?
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    I found a temporal solution, I forced and reduced the overall CPU clockspeed to 1.0 GHz, manually set VisualBoyAdvance-M-WX.exe priority to minimum, and forced the AMD dual graphics to support battery lifetime instead of performance. Now I don't get Full speed on most games just an average of 52 - 55 FPS, but it is annoying, sometimes while the FPS drops I get sound lag for about 1 - 2 secons every minute.

    Oh... and I forgot to mention that I don't have this kind of issues while playing games like Rayman legends, or using other emulators like, PPSSPP, Pcsx2, epsxe, Dolphin, Citra, project64, NullDC, Chankast, SSF, no$gba, ideas, Cemu, Mame, JPCSP, RPCS3, or while converting 3Gb videos using handbrake for example.

    this issue only occurs when I use VisualBoyAdvance-M-WX.exe or when I use the Windows update manager
    Last edited by sauerplayer; October 23rd, 2017 at 14:07.

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