How To Set Windows 8 To High Performance Mode (2020)
- January 29, 2020
- Posted by: Craig Chamberlin
- Category: Microsoft Windows
This tutorial teaches a user How To Set Windows 8 To High Performance Mode in 2020. High performance mode is a feature of the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system that relates to battery consumption. Many computers ship with their power profile set to “Balanced”. While this feature is great for saving energy, it comes at the sacrifice of precious computer resources.
The following are step by step instructions. These instructions aim to help eliminate the need to watch the above video. If you run into issues when following these instructions then I strongly recommend viewing the video above.
- Launch Your Windows 8 Metro UI.
- Begin Typing Power And Your Search Box Will Come Up.
- Click Settings Underneath Your Search Box To Search Within Settings.
- Select Power Options From The Search Results.
- If High Performance Mode Is Not Shown In Preferred Plans, Expand The Show Additional Plans Section.
- Select High Performance Mode
About How To Set Windows 8 To High Performance Mode
High-performance mode is basically a power setting in your Windows 8 operating system. For those of you who usually have their computers connected to a power source, there is little to no need to sacrifice performance for computer speed.
For those who are interested in getting the most out of their computer at all times, implementing this tweak is an excellent way to do so. In this guide, you will learn how to modify the Windows 8 power settings so that it is constantly running in high performance mode.
Many times computer systems are designed to be energy efficient, and part of energy efficiency is reducing the power of your machine. But you paid for a fast machine, right? So let’s just go ahead and disable this feature.
If this video is confusing or causes frustration then I encourage you to read the step by step instructions I have listed below.