Is there something equaivalent to Linux's PowerTOP for windows?
closed as off topic by Sathya♦ Feb 8 '13 at 12:48
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Note: I haven't tested any of this, but it should give you an idea of what you could use.
A range of tools are available addressing power related frameworks, optimizations and measurements.
Perfmon can be used to assist optimizations, monitoring results of tuning and configuration scenarios, and the understanding of a workload and its effect on resource usage to identify bottlenecks.
The Power Management Test Tool enables developers, testers, and system integrators to exercise and record power management information from the platform. PwrTest can be used to automate sleep and resume transitions and record processor power management and battery information from the platform over a period of time.
Windows Event Viewer/Event Log (Windows* XP & Windows Vista*) Windows Event Viewer/Log provides a centralized log service to report events that have taken place, such as a failure to start a component or to complete an action. For instance the tool can be used to capture “timer tick” change events which have an indirect effect on platform energy efficiency.
Windows ETW (Windows* XP & Windows Vista*) Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) provides application programmers the ability to start and stop event tracing sessions, instrumenting an application to provide trace events, and consume trace events. You can use the events to debug an application and perform capacity and performance analysis.
PowerInformer (Windows* XP & Windows Vista*) PowerInformer provides relevant and condensed platform power information to the developer, including for instance battery status, C and P state residency, interrupt rate and disk/file IO rates.
Intel Application Energy Toolkit (Windows* XP & Windows Vista*, Linux, Mac) Application Energy Toolkit is a set of tools designed to help software developer and quality assurance teams to create and evaluate software applications for power awareness.
Yes there certainly is. It is called process explorer and it gives you all of the equivalent info in a GUI.
Now if you are looking for a command line tool, here are a couple more suggestions. You can download a build of top that has been compiled for windows or you can install cygwin on your system. There is a command line switch within cygwin to include windows processes.
Have you tried to run Power Top in a Cygwin shell? You can always recompile it with GCC if there is not a cygwin distro or it needs some tweaking.