How to enable “Ultimate Performance” on Windows 10

Do you want to activate the “Ultimate performance” attribute on your Windows 10 PC? If yes, then read this post in detail as we cover the entire topic related to increasing the overall performance of your System. Microsoft rolled out this new power management scheme with the onset of Windows 10 1803. Using this attribute, users can accomplish the maximum possible performance on Windows 10.

This is a new policy that adapts the high-performance scheme, yet offers advanced optimizations. The only limitation is that; this can be enabled only on Windows 10 Pro that uses Workstations. However, here we depict some simple and easy ways to configure this out on your PC using PowerShell prompt. Let’s explore this in detail-

How to utilize “Ultimate Performance” power scheme on Windows 10 using PowerShell

In case you want to turn on the “Ultimate Performance” power scheme on your Windows 10 PC, you should follow these steps-

Note: This is applicable only when you are not using Windows 10 Pro for Workstations.

Step-1: At first, hit the start menu and type PowerShell in the query field.

Step-2: Select the topmost result then do the right click on the same and choose the “Run as Administrator” option.

Step-3: Here, type the following command line in the prompt followed by Enter.

powercfg -duplicatescheme e9a42b02-d5df-448d-aa00-03f14749eb61

PowerShell Maximum performance

Step-4: Once the command executes successfully, you will get the following message (See the snapshot below).

Ultimate Performance on Windows 10

Step-5: Go back to Windows Search and type control panel; hit the best-matched result to start the same.

Step-6: Henceforth, select the “Hardware and Sound -> Power Option” category.

Step-7: Subsequently select the “Ultimate Performance” option under the “Additional Plans” section.

Ultimate Performance on Windows 10

Once the above task is over, try the new Power scheme and notice if there are any advancements in PC performance.

How to remove the ultimate performance power scheme

If you want to turn off this Maximum performance mode on your PC, open the PowerShell again as Admin and execute the following command-

powercfg -restoredefaultschemes