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Allows you to enable or disable the Intel SpeedStep technology. Disabling this feature may improve performance, but will
greatly reduce battery life.
Allows you to enable or disable the Intel Virtualization technology.
Allows you to enable or disable the USB emulation feature. This feature defines how the BIOS, in the absence of a USB-aware
operating system, handles USB devices. USB emulation is always enabled during POST.
NOTE: You cannot boot any type of USB device (floppy, hard drive, or memory key) when this option is off.
USB Wake Support
Allows you to enable USB devices to wake the computer from standby or to disable the USB wake support feature.
NOTE: If USB Powershare is enabled, a device connected to the USB Powershare connector may not wake the computer.
USB Power Share
Allows you to charge USB devices when the computer is turned off or in standby mode.
l AC Only: Charge USB devices when connected to AC adapter only.
l AC and Battery: Charge USB devices when connected to AC adapter and when the computer is running on battery.
l Disabled: Disables USB PowerShare.
Allows you to enable or disable the on-board LAN controller.
l Disabled: Internal LAN is disabled and is not visible to the operating system.
l Enabled: Internal LAN is enabled.
High Definition Audio
Allows you to enable or disable the internal high definition audio device.
l Disabled: The internal audio device is disabled and is not visible to the operating system.
l Enabled: The internal audio device is enabled.
SD Card Reader
Allows you to enable or disable the internal SD card reader.
Allows you to configure fields in the Performance Options sub-menu (for more information, see Advanced — Performance
Allows you to configure the operating mode of the integrated SATA hard drive controller.
l ATA: SATA is configured for ATA mode.
l AHCI: SATA is configured for AHCI mode.
SATA HARD DRIVE 1
Displays the installed SATA hard drive model.
Allows you to choose if the computer should display warning messages when you use certain power adapters. The computer
displays these messages if you attempt to use a power adapter that has too little capacity for your configuration.
l Disabled: BIOS will not detect unsupported AC adapters and will not display any message on the screen.
l Enabled: BIOS will detect unsupported AC adapters and display an error on the screen.
Allows you to enable or disable battery charging.
Advanced — Performance Options Menu
CPU Turbo Mode
Allows you to enable or disable the Intel CPU turbo mode performance option.
Allows you to enable or disable the global overclocking feature.
l Disabled: The overclocking feature is disabled.
l Enabled: Displays additional overclocking options.
Override Turbo settings
Allows you to override CPU turbo mode settings.
Long Duration Power
Allows you to set the turbo mode power limit 1 value in watts.
Long Duration Time
Allows you to set the turbo mode time 1 value in seconds.
Short Duration Power
Allows you to enable or disable short duration power limit.
Short Duration Time
Allows you to set the turbo mode power limit 2 value in watts.
Displays the current bus clock frequency.
New Frequency in
Allows you to enter a new bus clock frequency in 10 Khz increments.
Apply New Bus Clock
Allows you to apply the new bus clock frequency
l Immediately: The new bus clock frequency is applied immediately.