laptop speed

all laptops try to throttle the speed down - in order to conserve energy
my question is : what are the best - safe ways to inhibit this throttling down ?
of course  -  if my batttery is then low after 1/2 hour, i can't complain
so, in other words,  - how do i run the laptop at max speed
LVL 94
nobusAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
In Windows 7 or 8, right-click on Desktop and select Personalize;  then Screen Saver - Change Power Settings - Change Plan Settings - Change advanced power settings - Processor power management.

Then just set it the way you want -- basically just set Minimum Processor State to whatever you want.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
JustInCaseCommented:
Set Power Plan on laptop to High Performance defaults are:
- min processor 100%
- max processor 100%
or create custom Power Plan according to your needs.
0
nobusAuthor Commented:
so there is no setting required for cpu, cores, threads etc..?
i know that power setting - just thought there were some more  "tweaks"
0
Hey MSSPs! What's your total cost of ownership?

WEBINAR: Managed security service providers often deploy & manage products from a variety of solution vendors. But is this really the best approach when it comes to saving time AND money? Join us on Aug. 15th to learn how you can improve your total cost of ownership today!

JustInCaseCommented:
For power settings - there are  settings for min and max CPU power, but not per core, thread etc...
Check options under Power options - Change plan settings - Change advanced power settings is there some of options that you want to change in current power plan that you are using, or create new one. But, that's it...
0
Gary CaseRetiredCommented:
No, there are no tweaks on a per core basis.   You can set processor affinity to assign specific cores to specific processes; but the power settings are for your physical CPU, and these can't be set individually for the different cores.
0
nobusAuthor Commented:
ok -Gary, thanks again
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Laptops Notebooks

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.