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^But it lowers your battery life, since the fans spin more. Nothing wrong with either method but undervolting lowers temps, increases battery life. Undervolting can easily lower load temps by 8-10C without tweaking the fan profile.

Generally speaking if OP is running a game he will most likely be plugged in. Thus making the battery life point moot, there's always a trade off.
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Also increases idle battery life, for whatever it's worth. I saw about 30 minutes. Not a dealbreaker but when you have older laptops, battery life starts to decay so it's a decent boost. And it still lowers idle temps, just not by as much. Not like it's worth $10 to everyone but $10 is like what, an average dinner at a chain restaurant? I personally would go for it if I was keeping the laptop for more than a few months.
 
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I keep my laptop running off of wall power a fair bit of the time, and always when I am trying to game. My battery life is about 7 hours otherwise, so I do not worry too much about that. Thanks for the program, trying it out now.
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I keep my laptop running off of wall power a fair bit of the time, and always when I am trying to game. My battery life is about 7 hours otherwise, so I do not worry too much about that. Thanks for the program, trying it out now.

Though not as detailed as MSI afterburner you can similarly tune the settings to run the fan faster or slower dependent on temp.
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