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How do I modify my laptop settings to allow the CPU to run at full speed while on battery power and not just while it is plugged in? It cuts in half when on battery and I thought adjusting the power plan settings would allow me to change it but apparently not. Minecraft is unplayable while on battery power because the CPU is running at half speed.

MSI Wind U230 on w7 home 32bit

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It is under advanced power settings.
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Just change your power settings to High Performance .

Keep in mind, you WILL likely see a large drop in battery life.
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It still is not working. I've checked everything under advanced power settings and the only thing I see that I thought would fix this is 'Processor power management'. Which I changed the minimum from 5% to 100% on battery. But that's not it. There's nothing under advanced power settings that fixes this that I can see.

High Performance doesn't fix this either. It still half throttles while on battery power.
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Try throttlestop / rm clock
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Originally Posted by s-x View Post
Try throttlestop / rm clock
I tried RMclock but had problems getting settings to save on it. I even made a topic on here about it but got no replies to my problem. I haven't tried throttlestop though I'll give that a go.

Or maybe I won't try throttlestop... my CPU is not supported by it.

EDIT: Well I don't know what I changed but RMclock appears to be saving my settings now. I've been able to adjust the plans with different p-states for the CPU and got max clock speed on battery power so hip hip hooray
Edited by Fossil - 3/15/11 at 4:26pm
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