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Windows 7: System Cooling Policy

10 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
System Cooling Policy

Hi everyone

While setting up my laptop's battery options I noticed an option called "System Cooling Policy" and it has two options "Passive" and "Active"

You can see it at Power options -> Chang plan setting -> advanced power setting -> Processor power management

what are these options? which is the best?

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10 Jan 2011   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Here's a little snippet I found via our friend Google:
In short: when active the fan speed on your laptop will constantly work and cool your laptop. on passive it doesn't work unless the temp is too high and it's forced to cool down the PC. Exept a bit more noise, I think active is the best choise.
Here's the link where I found it:
How does "System cooling policy" function work?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64


I changed it to Active
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