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These settings adjust the power and cooling limits of your processor. Config TDP Level (cTDP) determines the maximum power which may be used by the processor. This feature was introduced in Ivy Bridge. Not all processors support all settings. See: Ivy Bridge Configurable TDP Detailed. High TDP (cTDP up) increases the power and clock rate limits to enable ...


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Your CPU has Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, which takes advantage of otherwise unused resources on each core to enhance performance. Hyper-Threading Technology duplicates a limited set of CPU resources, such as registers, to enable each core to handle multiple threads. Modern CPUs have many different execution units in each core and not all of them may ...


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If you look under the Performance section on the Intel specs page you linked to, you'll see: # of Cores: 2 # of Threads: 4 IntelĀ® Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes Hyper threading on Intel Core i-x series allows the processor to run two threads simultaneously on a single processor core. Most operating systems will see this as four cores, ...


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Google says 2GB is the max. So , no , you cannot put 4gb.


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When you install any new (not included in Windows) driver in Windows a copy of this driver is copied inside a dedicated folder in Windows. Your problem is that the newest version of the driver get installed from this location. That's also happen automatically every time you reboot your computer because I believe the version you try to install manifest it ...


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Physically disconnecting HDD cable and reconnecting it made my HDD visible again. Then I just formatted my SSD and HDD and installed fresh copy of windows into SSD (I'm not going to use Intel RST again).


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The new Intel Graphics Control Panel does not have the option, even under battery mode: Therefore it is necessary to edit this in power management: As far as my understanding goes, if you have the NVIDIA drivers also installed, you should only have the 3D graphics options under the NVIDIA control panel. Hope this helps.


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Upgrading RAM to improve performance? Ultimately this comes down to what you are trying to use your Laptop for. You have mentioned that you are working with virtual machines, so we'll use that as a starting point. You currently have 6GB RAM. What will upgrading my RAM allow you to do? Allocate more memory to current VM's, requiring less writes to HDD ...


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check the RAM usage when you do your normal work. Is your RAM nearly full and Windows pages memory out into the pagefile? If you can answer this with yes, you will benefit from upgrading the RAM. If you can never fill the RAM, you don't have any benefit and should look for a SSD to improve the boot and app start performance.



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