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I am encountering a strange issue in that my Surface Pro 3 seems to run more slowly (more lag in games) when plugged in, and I was wondering if anyone on here might have experienced a similar issue, or have any idea what's going on.

My only thought was that the power settings were limiting the CPU, but I checked the registry (because they don't appear in power settings anymore) and the limits are 0 and 100 whether plugged in or not. Keys:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\54533251-82be-4824-96c1-47b60b740d00\893dee8e-2bef-41e0-89c6-b55d0929964c

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power\PowerSettings\54533251-82be-4824-96c1-47b60b740d00\893dee8e-2bef-41e0-89c6-b55d0929964d
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  • Limits are 0 and 100, is this minimum and maximum?
    – Unencoded
    Mar 26 '16 at 14:14
  • I believe so, as percentage. All I'm trying to say is that I don't believe the power settings are causing the issue.
    – Dimpl
    Mar 28 '16 at 3:07

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