Information on the Precision M4800 slow performance issue and how to resolve this.
Are you experiencing slow system performance on the Precision M4800 Mobile Workstation with Intel SpeedStep enabledThe system may take longer than usual to complete a shutdown and experience general slow performance during usage. The Windows Experience Index may also report low performance for the Processor category. Customers have noticed a boost in performance by disabling, or unchecking, the Intel SpeedStep within the Performance settings of the BIOS, as shown here:
While disabling Intel SpeedStep may provide a boost in performance on the Precision M4800, the power saving benefits of the technology will be disabled, as well. Intel SpeedStep allows for reduced power consumption and lessens heat production in systems using the technology. Instead of disabling Intel SpeedStep, customers may wish to take advantage of the improved power saving features it offers.
To ensure the Intel SpeedStep technology performs optimally on the system and doesn't impact system performance, it may be necessary to edit the Microsoft System Configuration Utility, or MSCONFIG, by following these steps:
Article ID: SLN291543
Last Date Modified: 08/04/2016 04:18 AM