SPEC CPU2017 Platform Settings for Intel-based systems

Firmware / BIOS / Microcode Settings

Boot Performance Mode
Allows the user to set an overall power and performance policy for the system.
[Turbo Performance] Optimization is strongly toward performance, even at the expense of energy efficiency.
[Max Non-Turbo Performance] Weights optimization toward energy conservation, with good performance.
[Power Saving] Optimization is strongly toward energy efficiency
C States
C States allow the processor to enter lower power states when it is not 100% utilized.
[Enabled] Enable C States
[Disabled] Disable C States