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NVIDIA Power Mizer what’s it do??

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When ever I am on battery ill turn Power Mizer from max performance to max power savings, but whats it really do.
I know it changes the temp the fans come on, but that cant be all, if I tried to play a game (because I forgot it’s on) it will run horrible if at all.

Does anyone know what it really does?
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it probably scales down the cpu frequency and possibly the gpu so it can run at lower voltages, hence taking up less power.
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