Originally Posted by Takla
Why windows balanced over ryzen balanced? the only difference I can see is that ryzen balanced has a minimum cpu state of 0% while windows has it at 5%
Not that it would really do something with a fixed constant voltage to begin with.
And on the offset, I'm pretty sure that I tested it earlier and the voltage would still act the same just like when setting a constant voltage and this is why I sticked with the latter for now. But I'm gonna check again now, just to make sure.
The Ryzen Balanced plan was released by AMD as a work around for Windows scheduler issues back in the tail-end of the Ryzen 1000 series era. Sometime during the 2000 series run, the Windows Scheduler issue was fixed. The Ryzen Balanced plan can impede the Windows Scheduler fixes, and AMD has stated on their forum (don't have a link, sorry) that no one should be using it anymore with the newer releases of Windows 10. The newer releases of the AMD chipset drivers (at least, the releases from the AMD website - OEMs may vary) don't even HAVE that profile anymore.