How to Maximize Battery Life
The best tips I can give you, for battery life from my experience:
- Set the game’s graphics settings as low as possible, without it bothering you.
- Lower the game’s framerate to as low as possible, without it bothering you (e.g. 50Hz/50FPS) and make sure the game’s framerate is equal to or half the Deck’s refreshrate, or you may get frame-pacing issues, especially with soulsgames.
- Find a busy scene, enable a TDP limit and monitor your framerate. Turn down the TDP slider one step at a time, until the framerate dips, then increase the TDP limit, until you get no more FPS-dips.
At the end of the day, battery life will vary and mostly depend on your performance settings and what’s going on in-game (not all places/fights/scenes/etc are equally performance heavy).
If you’re worried, that your Deck will run out on the go and you have a little extra space in you pockets, you may wanna invest in a power-bank.