CPU not throttling fully down

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MintyFresh22
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CPU not throttling fully down

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Hi all,

When running mint this laptop is more noisy than when running Windows. In windows while idle the CPU gets throttled all the way down to 800, temp drops to the mid 30's and the fan is then inaudible. In Mint it never bottoms out even though the CPU use is running at 1-4% , the CPU is hotter and the fan runs a notch higher.

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System:    Host: shaggy Kernel: 4.15.0-99-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 7.5.0 Desktop: MATE 1.22.0 
           Distro: Linux Mint 19.2 Tina base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic 
Machine:   Type: Kvm System: Acer product: TravelMate 6592 v: PSMBOU-1234567 serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: Acer model: TravelMate 6592 serial: <filter> BIOS: Acer v: 1.54 date: 11/21/08 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 0.1 Wh condition: N/A/63.6 Wh model: 3UR18650Y status: Charging 
CPU:       Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core2 Duo T7700 bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Core Merom rev: B 
           L2 cache: 4096 KiB 
           flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 9576 
           Speed: 1244 MHz min/max: 800/2401 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1244 2: 1091 
Graphics:  Device-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] RV610/M74 [Mobility Radeon HD 2400 XT] 
           vendor: Acer Incorporated ALI driver: radeon v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.0 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.6 driver: ati,radeon unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa 
           resolution: 1680x1050~61Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: AMD RV610 (DRM 2.50.0 / 4.15.0-99-generic LLVM 9.0.0) v: 3.3 Mesa 19.2.8 
           direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel 82801H HD Audio vendor: Acer Incorporated ALI driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel 
           bus ID: 00:1b.0 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.15.0-99-generic 
Network:   Device-1: Intel 82566MM Gigabit Network vendor: Acer Incorporated ALI driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k 
           port: 1840 bus ID: 00:19.0 
           IF: enp0s25 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> 
           Device-2: Intel PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or AGN [Kedron] Network driver: iwl4965 v: in-tree: port: 2000 
           bus ID: 06:00.0 
           IF: wlp6s0 state: down mac: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 223.57 GiB used: 82.40 GiB (36.9%) 
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Crucial model: CT240BX200SSD1 size: 223.57 GiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 217.41 GiB used: 41.09 GiB (18.9%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/dm-1 
           ID-2: /boot size: 703.5 MiB used: 222.7 MiB (31.7%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1 
           ID-3: swap-1 size: 979.5 MiB used: 512 KiB (0.1%) fs: swap dev: /dev/dm-3 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 49.0 C mobo: 48.0 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Info:      Processes: 196 Uptime: 4d 9h 08m Memory: 3.79 GiB used: 1.73 GiB (45.8%) Init: systemd runlevel: 5 
           Compilers: gcc: 7.5.0 Shell: bash v: 4.4.20 inxi: 3.0.32 
Is there anything I can check that might be misconfigured?

Thanks
MintyFresh22

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Re: CPU not throttling fully down

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