How to enable max. performance on a Dell PowerEdge-C C1100 & C2100

Like you saw in one of my last posts, which BIOS Settings you have to change for maximum performance on Dell PowerEdge 11th & 12th Gerneration, you can do the same with PowerEdge-C C1100 and C2100

First reboot the server and press “F2” to enter the “System Setup”

BIOS C1100/C2100

BIOS C1100/C2100

In BIOS Main Menu please click on “Advanced”

BIOS Menu

BIOS Menu

 

Now click on “CPU configuration”

BIOS Advanced Menu

BIOS Advanced Menu

 

In the “CPU Configuration” Menu look after following settings and change them as follow:

BIOS CPU Configuration

BIOS CPU Configuration

INTEL SPEEDSTEP™ TECH (Enabled for OS default) to enabled
INTEL TURBOMODE TECH (Enabled default) to enabled
INTEL C-STATE TECH (Enabled default) to diabled
C3 STATE (Disabled default) to disabled
C6 STATE (Disabled default) to disabled

Now press “ESC” on your keyboard to leave the menu.

Back in the “Advanced Menu” click on “Exit” in the top right corner.

Menubar Exit

Menubar Exit

 

In the next menu please save the settings and restart the server. After the restart the changes will take effect.

Exit Menu save the Settings

Exit Menu save the Settings

 

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2 Responses to How to enable max. performance on a Dell PowerEdge-C C1100 & C2100

  1. How much performance in % should be expected to gained from these changes?

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