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CPU downclocking at wrong time

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Elitebook 840 G6

I've found the CPU on my new Elitebook is downclocking to low speeds while gaming, i.e; the complete opposite time you would want it to be doing this. I've checked that the power settings are at max while on charge and  have also changed the minimum settings in HP Optimized to not fall so low, however the problem still continues. I have updated all drivers through HP support assistant. 


The CPU is an i5 8365U. While doing simple tasks on charge it clocks at around 3.8GHz, but while gaming this often drops to around 1.6 or even lower.

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