CPU Features Submenu of the Advanced Menu

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CPU Features Submenu of the Advanced Menu
The CPU Features submenu provides options for configuring the Intel Core Multi-Processing and SpeedStep power 
management features of the CPU.
Figure 10.  CPU Features Submenu
Table 10: Fields, Options and Defaults for the CPU Features Submenu of the Advanced Menu
Menu Field
Options
Default
Description
Core Multi-Pro-
cessing:
Enabled
Disabled
[Enabled]
Enables or disables the Intel Core Multi-Processing features. 
SpeedStep(R)
Technology:
Disabled
Enabled
[Enabled]
Enables or disables the SpeedStep(R) Technology features. When 
disabled, On Battery and On AC are disabled. 
On Battery:
Maximum 
Performance
Battery Optimized
Automatic
[Battery 
Optimized]
When Maximum Performance is selected, CPU speed is maxi-
mized. When Battery Optimized is selected, CPU power require-
ments
 are optimized for battery operation. When Automatic is 
selected, the CPU speed is determined by the power source used.
On AC:
Maximum 
Performance
Battery Optimized
Automatic
[Maximum 
Performance]
When Maximum Performance is selected, CPU speed is maxi-
mized. When Battery Optimized is selected, CPU power require-
ments
 are optimized for battery operation. When Automatic is 
selected, the CPU speed is determined by the power source used.
XD Bit 
functionality:
Enabled
Disabled
[Enabled]
Enables or disables the Execute Disable Bit feature.
Virtualization 
Technology:
Disabled
Enabled
[Disabled]
Enables or disables Virtualization Technology, an Intel technology 
which includes hardware enhancements to improve upon soft-
ware-based virtualization technologies.
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Setup Defaults
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Select   Sub-Menu
Item Specific Help
Select Core
Multi-Processing
enabled or disabled.
CPU Features
Core Multi-Processing:     
 
 
SpeedStep(R) Technology:   [Enabled] 
 On 
Battery: 
 
 
 [Battery Optimized]
 On 
AC: 
 
 
 [Maximum Performance]
XD Bit functionality: 
 [Enabled]
Virtualization Technology: [Disabled]
[Enabled]
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