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how to take control of speed step

by 0wnz / November 10, 2005 1:08 AM PST

I have a dell 700m with a 1.8 ghz dothan pentium m running windows xp pro. I am trying to figure out how to control power consumption, am I limited to using the windows xp profiles? Specifically, how do I manually throttle back prossessor speed for better battery life using Speedstep? Any help is appreciated.

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Intel SpeedStep
by Ronied1 / November 18, 2005 12:40 PM PST
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Check the BIOS
by engineer331 / November 18, 2005 2:56 PM PST

The SpeedStep settings can be changed (automatic, always high, always low) from the BIOS.

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