How to Adjust CPU Frequency in Windows 10

Introduction: How to Adjust CPU Frequency in Windows 10

About: Here to instruct.

This Shows How To Adjust The CPU Frequency, As Well As Slowing/Limiting Or Unlocking The Full Speed Of Your CPU, On Your Windows 10 Computer

Step 1: Get to the Power Menu

In the bottom left, where it says "Type here to search", enter "Power" And Select the top Result.

Step 2: Change Plan Settings

Select "Change plan settings", then select "Change advanced power settings" and proceed to step 3.

Step 3: Find "Processor Power Management"

Scroll down using the bar on the right, until you find the "Processor Power Management" tab, then where the green box is, select the + symbol to expand the menu.

Step 4: Expand the First and Third Menu

Expand the highlighted menu, then adjust the value to your liking. This lowers and raises your CPU frequency and can be seen in task manager under the "CPU" tab.

(*Note, that each of these values will only be saved on the current power plan selected, up at the top where is says "High performance [active]" in the image.)

Step 5: Congratulations!

Now you can choose to conserve laptop battery, or give your system a boost. You can also unlock hidden or unused CPU power and speed!

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    2 Comments

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    Christo1990
    Christo1990

    Question 5 months ago

    I follow the steps that you indicate, but my Power Option Menu seem different than your. Also i do not have the option to modify the prossesor state in my advance setting list! do you know what my problem is?
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    Christo1990
    Christo1990

    Answer 5 months ago


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