Configure Power Management options for high performance

Configure Power Management in Windows

  1. Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog box.

  2. Type in the following text, and then press Enter.


  3. In the Power Options window, under Select a power plan, choose High Performance.

    If you do not see the High Performance option, click the down arrow next to Show additional plans.

    On Windows XP: In the Power Options Properties dialog box, under Power Schemes tab, choose the power scheme as Always On.

    If available, change the System standby and System hibernates settings to Never.

  4. Click Save changes or click OK.

Configure Power Management in Mac

  1. On the menu bar, click the Apple menu icon. and then click System Preferences.

  2. In the System Preferences window, click Energy Saver.

  3. To maximize the performance of your computer, do the following:

    • Both on the Battery and the Power Adapter tab, move the Computer sleep slider to Never.

    • To keep the hard disk active throughout the session, uncheck Put the hard disks to sleep when possible.

  4. Exit the Energy Saver window.

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DOCID: v85131538_EndUserProfile_en_us
Operating System: Windows, Mac OS X
Last modified: 09/01/2017