Short battery life on my install

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Also, check your battery health. Open menu, type info, choose system information, then energy:

Screenshot-2020-07-04-17-28-57

You will see your battery health, original battery capacity, current capacity, current load, etc.

It is possible, that your battery degradation coincidentally happened in the same time you installed Manjaro and it may look like Manjaro's fault, but if battery is in poor state, it had to be degrading before that and now it just happened. The only solution to poor battery is to find and buy a new one.

Another thing you can check is to use powetop. Open Konsole and type:

sudo powertop

Experiment with this tool and learn what is eating your energy, because something may be set incorrectly if your battery is still OK.

Here is my output to give you some reference (I don't complain on battery life, it will last ca. 4h on Intel):

PowerTOP 2.12     Overview   Idle stats   Frequency stats   Device stats   Tunables   WakeUp                            
 1.02 mW     54,7 µs/s      0,25        Process        [PID 755] /usr/bin/swapspace
 998 µW      34,0 µs/s      0,25        Process        [PID 7875] IndexedDB #78
 996 µW      31,7 µs/s      0,25        Process        [PID 1384] /usr/lib/at-spi2-registryd --use-gnome-session
 993 µW     607,8 µs/s      0,10        Process        [PID 1051] /usr/bin/plasmashell
 988 µW      24,1 µs/s      0,25        Process        [PID 1547] /usr/bin/akonadi_contacts_resource --identifier akonadi
 984 µW      20,5 µs/s      0,25        Process        [PID 1446] /usr/bin/mysqld --defaults-file=/home/michaldybczak/.lo
 984 µW      19,5 µs/s      0,25        Process        [PID 4972] /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -parentBuildID 20
 973 µW       8,8 µs/s      0,25        Process        [PID 1445] /usr/bin/mysqld --defaults-file=/home/michaldybczak/.lo
 847 µW      76,1 µs/s      0,20        Process        [PID 28] [ksoftirqd/2]
 823 µW      51,6 µs/s      0,20        Process        [PID 750] /usr/bin/NetworkManager --no-daemon
 809 µW     423,5 µs/s      0,10        Process        [PID 1085] /usr/lib/DiscoverNotifier
 807 µW      36,0 µs/s      0,20        Process        [PID 7877] IndexedDB #79
 800 µW      29,1 µs/s      0,20        Process        [PID 4970] /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -parentBuildID 20
 796 µW      25,0 µs/s      0,20        Process        [PID 1549] /usr/bin/akonadi_maildir_resource --identifier akonadi_
 749 µW       0,7 ms/s      0,00        Timer          delayed_work_timer_fn
 724 µW     145,6 µs/s      0,15        Process        [PID 283] /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-journald
 701 µW       0,7 ms/s      0,00        Timer          process_timeout
 616 µW     423,7 µs/s      0,05        Process        [PID 1077] /usr/lib/kdeconnectd
 598 µW      19,4 µs/s      0,15        kWork          blk_mq_run_work_fn
 594 µW      15,2 µs/s      0,15        Process        [PID 7848] StreamTrans #55
 593 µW      15,0 µs/s      0,15        Process        [PID 7876] StreamTrans #20
 591 µW      12,8 µs/s      0,15        Process        [PID 7988] pool-/usr/lib/f
 590 µW      11,5 µs/s      0,15        Timer          timerfd_tmrproc
 589 µW      10,7 µs/s      0,15        Process        [PID 7989] pool-/usr/lib/f
 495 µW     495,4 µs/s      0,00        kWork          wb_workfn
 468 µW      82,4 µs/s      0,10        Process        [PID 5162] /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 7 -isFor
 448 µW      62,1 µs/s      0,10        kWork          intel_atomic_helper_free_state_
 415 µW      29,9 µs/s      0,10        Process        [PID 7695] pool-/usr/lib/f
 411 µW      25,9 µs/s      0,10        Process        [PID 7939] pool-/usr/lib/f
 409 µW      23,3 µs/s      0,10        Process        [PID 35] [ksoftirqd/3]
 408 µW     408,1 µs/s      0,00        Interrupt      [131] ath10k_pci
 407 µW      21,5 µs/s      0,10        Process        [PID 1160] /usr/lib/tracker-miner-rss
 404 µW      18,7 µs/s      0,10        Process        [PID 1098] /usr/bin/pamac-tray-appindicator
 403 µW      17,2 µs/s      0,10        Process        [PID 7946] pool-/usr/lib/f
 401 µW      15,3 µs/s      0,10        Process        [PID 7986] pool-/usr/lib/f
 400 µW      14,4 µs/s      0,10        Process        [PID 7981] pool-/usr/lib/f|
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energy

Top Power Consumers
100.0% Device Audio codec hwC0D0: Realtek 500 mW

(from html file generated by powertop)

Edit:-

Power est.              Usage       Events/s    Category       Description
  3.75 W     72.8 ms/s     818.3        Process        [PID 1885] /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -no-remote -P Container
  1.98 W     17.6 ms/s     493.2        Timer          tick_sched_timer
  905 mW    531.9 ms/s      19.1        kWork          intel_atomic_commit_work
  858 mW      4.9 ms/s     203.9        Process        [PID 1430] /usr/bin/kwin_x11 -session 10b1e6d4d600015929112
  589 mW     74.2 ms/s     119.9        Process        [PID 2091] /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 3
  415 mW     25.1 ms/s      71.2        Process        [PID 1382] /usr/bin/kwin_x11 -session 10b1e6d4d600015929112
  403 mW      8.8 ms/s      98.5        Process        [PID 2094] /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -contentproc -childID 3
  246 mW      5.1 ms/s      60.2        Interrupt      [0] HI_SOFTIRQ
  215 mW      5.4 ms/s      52.3        Timer          hrtimer_wakeup
  149 mW     29.1 ms/s      26.1        Process        [PID 976] /usr/lib/Xorg -nolisten tcp -auth /var/run/sddm/{
  138 mW      1.4 ms/s      34.1        Process        [PID 4854] powertop
  137 mW     11.7 ms/s      30.1        Interrupt      [7] sched(softirq)
 92.6 mW    269.7 us/s      23.3        kWork          kfree_rcu_monitor
 90.9 mW      0.7 ms/s      22.7        Timer          intel_uncore_fw_release_timer
 87.7 mW      2.9 ms/s      21.1        kWork          engine_retire
 87.0 mW    255.5 us/s      19.4        Process        [PID 11] [rcu_preempt]
 79.7 mW    285.9 us/s      20.1        kWork          kfree_rcu_work
 76.2 mW    683.0 us/s      19.0        kWork          intel_atomic_cleanup_work
 65.2 mW      3.0 ms/s      15.3        Interrupt      [144] i915
 50.3 mW      1.8 ms/s      12.0        Process        [PID 1388] /usr/bin/plasmashell
 17.3 mW    107.2 us/s       4.3        kWork          drm_mode_rmfb_work_fn
 15.0 mW    173.6 us/s       3.7        kWork          fence_work
 12.8 mW      1.3 ms/s       2.7        Process        [PID 5657] powertop
 9.82 mW      5.5 ms/s      0.30        Interrupt      [1] timer(softirq)
 9.70 mW     41.3 us/s       2.4        kWork          rps_work
 9.52 mW     51.4 us/s       2.4        Process        [PID 9] [ksoftirqd/0]
 8.51 mW    411.8 us/s       2.0        Process        [PID 1672] /usr/bin/ksysguardd
 8.21 mW     94.8 us/s       2.0        kWork          psi_avgs_work
 7.44 mW      4.1 ms/s      0.25        Interrupt      [9] RCU(softirq)
 3.01 mW      1.9 ms/s      0.00        Interrupt      [126] xhci_hcd
 2.83 mW    550.7 us/s       0.5        kWork          delayed_fput
 2.39 mW     19.3 us/s       0.6        Process        [PID 537] [irq/130-iwlwifi]
 2.39 mW    144.6 us/s       0.5        kWork          __i915_gem_free_work
 2.32 mW    100.2 us/s       0.5        Process        [PID 1061] /opt/teamviewer/tv_bin/teamviewerd -d
 2.22 mW     38.2 us/s       0.5        Timer          watchdog_timer_fn
 1.92 mW      1.2 ms/s      0.00        Timer          process_timeout
 1.83 mW    162.7 us/s       0.4        kWork          handle_update
 1.68 mW      1.1 ms/s      0.00        Timer          delayed_work_timer_fn
 1.43 mW     37.6 us/s       0.3        kWork          vmstat_shepherd
 1.41 mW     20.9 us/s       0.3        kWork          pci_pme_list_scan
 1.37 mW      0.9 ms/s      0.00        kWork          __intel_wakeref_put_work
 1.33 mW      0.9 ms/s      0.00        Process        [PID 4429] [kworker/u25:0]
 1.19 mW      7.9 us/s      0.30        Timer          sched_rt_period_timer
 1.01 mW     18.4 us/s      0.25        Interrupt      [130] iwlwifi: default queue
  823 uW    275.5 us/s      0.10        Process        [PID 5631] /usr/bin/konsole

For my my audio codec uses:

0 mW 100,0% Audio codec hwC1D0: Creative, so despite 100%, it uses currently no energy. Or maybe I misunderstand it?

The interesting stat is:

System baseline power is estimated at 7.04 W

Does it mean that this is the average power consumption? I guess we need some powertop experts. I'm not one of them.

From your screenshot, it looks you may have ca. 2 hours battery on Intel, 1 hour on Nvidia, but it depends on the laptop's screen. I have 17 inch screen so it needs larger battery and I'm extrapolating for the same screen size for you, With smaller screen, your real battery life may be much higher.

Actually I have 15.6 inch 1080p 60Hz panel.

I'm posting some currently high power consuming stats from powertop

3.06 W      5.9 ms/s     773.0        Timer          tick_sched_timer
2.93 W     15.8 ms/s     735.5        Process        [PID 1384] /usr/bin/kwin_x11 -session 10b1e6d4d600015929112690
1.31 W     23.1 ms/s     300.4        Process        [PID 1946] /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -no-remote -P Containerise
  1.25 W     51.1 ms/s     239.5        Process        [PID 1335] /usr/bin/kwin_x11 -session 10b1e6d4d600015929112690
  1.17 W     25.0 ms/s     282.7        Process        [PID 2523] /usr/bin/konsole
  572 mW     52.0 ms/s     123.1        Process        [PID 930] /usr/lib/Xorg -nolisten tcp -auth /var/run/sddm/{8b4
  544 mW      4.6 ms/s     136.0        Process        [PID 2003] /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -no-remote -P Containerise
  500 mW    100.0%                      Device         Audio codec hwC0D0: Realtek
  465 mW      3.8 ms/s     116.2        Interrupt      [0] HI_SOFTIRQ
  398 mW      0.7 ms/s     100.5        kWork          flush_to_ldisc
  386 mW    162.9 ms/s      33.4        kWork          intel_atomic_commit_work
  304 mW     28.2 ms/s      60.0        Process        [PID 2004] /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -no-remote -P Containerise
  275 mW      0.9 ms/s      69.3        Process        [PID 11] [rcu_preempt]
  248 mW      1.3 ms/s      62.3        kWork          engine_retire
  190 mW    287.2 us/s      47.9        Timer          intel_uncore_fw_release_timer
  177 mW      4.1 ms/s      41.2        Process        [PID 1371] /usr/bin/latte-dock
  175 mW      1.8 ms/s      43.5        Interrupt      [144] i915
  170 mW      2.0 ms/s      42.1        Timer          hrtimer_wakeup
  169 mW     89.0 us/s      42.7        kWork          kfree_rcu_monitor
  158 mW      7.3 ms/s      37.2        Interrupt      [7] sched(softirq)
  101 mW    169.6 us/s      25.4        Timer          intel_uncore_fw_release_timer


6.99 W     4477 ms/s      0.26        kWork          intel_atomic_commit_work

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