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Power Management Modes; Full Power Mode & Maximum Performance; Standby Mode - Asus P6300 Series User Manual

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Power Management Modes

The Notebook PC has a number of automatic or adjustable power saving features which you can use to
maximize battery life. You can control some of these features through the Power menu in the BIOS
Setup. Refer to Chapter 3 for a detailed description of the BIOS Setup program.
The power management features are designed to save as much electricity as possible by putting com-
ponents into a low power consumption mode as often as possible. These low power modes are referred
to as "Standby" mode and "Suspend" mode. The "Standby" mode is also commonly known as "Sys-
tem Sleep" mode. When entering into either one of power saving modes, the Power LED will become
Full Power Mode & Maximum Performance
The Notebook PC operates in Full Power mode when power management function is disabled by
configuring BIOS Setup. When the Notebook PC is operating in Full Power Mode, the Power LED
remains on. If you are conscious of both system performance and power consumption, we suggest you
to select the "Maximum Performance" instead of all power management features disabled.

Standby Mode

In addition to reducing the CPU clock, this mode puts devices in their lower active states including
LCD backlight. The Notebook PC enters Standby mode when the system remains idle for a specified
amount of time. The timeout is able to be set by BIOS Setup. Press any key to resume system opera-


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