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rtx 3070 max-q not getting max power limit of 125 w from dynamic boost in xorg 11 and wayland


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Apr 10, 2023
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Computer Type: laptop, nuc x15, Intel NUC X15 Laptop Kit LAPKC71F

GPU: RTX 3070 max-q

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-11800H Processor (24M Cache, up to 4.60 GHz) , no overclock

Motherboard: Intel LAPKC71F Motherboard , lastest bios KCTGL 357 0044
RAM: Crucial 16GB ddr4 3200mhz x2, no overclock

PSU: laptop PSU

Operating System & Version: nobara 37 /modified fedora 37, upgraded

GPU Drivers: 525.105.17 linux 64bit, upgrade

Description of Problem: the GPU is supposed to have three power limit modes, 80w, 100w and 125w. the extra 25w from 100w comes from dynamic boost. There is a physcal button that controls the power limit modes. And in windows it can also be configured through laptop control software. I checked that i satisfy all the conditions for dynamic boost and in windows 11 dynamic boost works and i get 125w easily. I cannot get higher than 100w in linux and i tested with 3dmark and rdr2 benchmarks they all throttle the power at 100w. on window the power limit is 125w with firestrike 3dmark. I tried on both xorg 11 and wayland it doesnt work.

Troubleshooting: I have read https://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/510.60.02/README/dynamicboost.html I cannot follow the guide since i only have a nvdia-dbus.conf in /usr/share/dbus-1/system.d folder and i am not sure if its what i should move to /etc/dbus-1/system.d

the contents of .conf. https://pastebin.com/ievpTeT4

the service is running too. $ systemctl --type=service --state=running | grep 'nvidia-powerd.service' nvidia-powerd.service loaded active running nvidia-powerd service What should I do? Also is dynamic boost for nvidia cards only for xorg 11? in wayland the DynamicBoostSupport isnt even there.

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