SPEC CPU2017 Platform Settings for AMD-based systems

Firmware / BIOS / Microcode Settings

Power Policy Quick Settings
Allows the user to set an overall power and performance policy for the system.
[Best Performance] Optimization is strongly toward performance, even at the expense of energy efficiency.
[Standard] Weights optimization toward energy conservation, with good performance.
[Power Saving] Optimization is strongly toward energy efficiency
NUMA Nodes Per Socket
Specifies the number of desired NUMA nodes per socket.
[NPS0]Zero will attempt to interleave the two sockets together.
[NPS1]Specify one NUMA node per socket
[NPS2]Specify two NUMA nodes per socket
[NPS4]Specify four NUMA nodes per socket