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GL703GE: Is it okay to leave Turbo Gear at Extreme config?

atheoAng3l0
Level 7
Gaming Center has it set to Extreme by default. I'd have GC open at startup so I can switch to Standard. I only switch back to Extreme when playing games that may need it. When this PC was new, I just left Turbo Gear alone 'til I read about Extreme causing unnecessary wear for the CPU. But I'm not familiar with this kind of stuff so I'm not sure about it.
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tap002
Level 9
https://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?102162-anyone-ever-benchmarked-standard-extreme-settings-g...

Quick observation playing Destiny 2 using GPU-Z and XTU logs.
I've undervolted CPU to -135v
use vacuum coolers to help cool

Using Extreme
temp max 84c avg 72c
cpu utilization max 94% avg 34%
max core frequency max 3.97GHz avg 3.71GHz
frequent current limit throttling: some power limit throttling
GPU Clock [MHz]
under load drops to 1809.5 and holds. peak temp 72c

Using manual with clocks set to zero
temp max 85c avg 72c
cpu utilization max 92% avg. 35%
max core frequency max 3.97MHz avg 3.69MHz
frequent current limit throttling; rare power limit throttling
GPU Clock [MHz]
under load drops to 1721 and holds. peak temp 72c

Extreme setting is allowing more power to CPU but it's just throttling and I don't see any performance gain.
Seems to be overclocking the GPU.

I have gaming center set to manual, that is strictly because when I reboot it stays and doesn't revert to extreme.