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Best BIOS settings for Performance and Low Power when Idle

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Hello, can any one recommend the best settings for low power usage when idle? Right now i belive these settings that i have it's more for performance, but i feel that I'm just wasting electricity when PC is idle






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Hello, can any one recommend the best settings for low power usage when idle? Right now i belive these settings that i have it's more for performance, but i feel that I'm just wasting electricity when PC is idle







If your not overclocking just enable all power saving options.

It will have the performance automatically when needed.
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