This article explains how to handle your power settings and how you can change the configuration to fit your specific needs.

Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer) has the following power settings:

For Intel processors:

  • Use all available C-states regardless of BIOS settings

  • Use the “performance” CPU frequency governor

  • Use frequency scaling and Turbo mode as controlled by the BIOS settings

For AMD processors:

  • Use the BIOS settings to know which C-states are supported

  • Use the more power-friendly “ondemand” CPU frequency governor

  • Use frequency scaling and Turbo mode as controlled by the BIOS settings

It is recommended to use Citrix Hypervisor’s default configuration and to enable OS-controlled frequency scaling and Turbo mode in the BIOS.
 

C-states

  • For Intel processors, Citrix Hypervisor¬†uses all the available C-states regardless of the BIOS C-state settings.
  • For AMD processors, changing C-state settings in the BIOS does have an effect for AMD…

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