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DR Series DR6300 - Owner's Manual

DR6300 system overview Technical specifications Initial system setup and configuration Pre-operating system management applications
Options to manage the pre-operating system applications System Setup Dell Lifecycle Controller Boot Manager PXE boot
Installing and removing system components
Safety instructions Before working inside your system After working inside your system Recommended tools Front bezel (optional) System cover Cooling shroud Cooling fans Cooling-fan assembly System memory Processors and heat sinks PCIe card holder Cable retention bracket Integrated storage controller card Expansion cards and expansion card riser Internal dual SD module (optional) Network daughter card Internal USB memory key (optional) System battery Power supply units (PSU) System board Trusted Platform Module Hard drives Hard drive backplane SD vFlash card (optional) Control panel assembly
Using system diagnostics Jumpers and connectors Troubleshooting your system

Serial Communication details

You can use the Serial Communication screen to view the properties of the serial communication port.

To view the Serial Communication screen, perform the following steps:

3.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS.
4.
On the System BIOS screen, click Serial Communication.

The Serial Communication screen details are explained as follows:

Enables you to set the port address for serial devices. This option is set to Serial Device 1=COM2, Serial Device 2=COM1 by default.

System Profile Settings

You can use the System Profile Settings screen to enable specific system performance settings such as power management.

To view the System Profile Settings screen, perform the following steps:

3.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS.
4.
On the System BIOS screen, click System Profile Settings.

The System Profile Settings screen details are explained as follows:

Sets the system profile. If you set the System Profile option to a mode other than Custom, the BIOS automatically sets the rest of the options. You can only change the rest of the options if the mode is set to Custom. This option is set to Performance Per Watt Optimized (DAPC) by default. DAPC is Dell Active Power Controller.
Sets the CPU power management. This option is set to System DBPM (DAPC) by default. DBPM is Demand-Based Power Management.
Sets the speed of the system memory. You can select Maximum Performance, Maximum Reliability, or a specific speed.
Enables or disables the Energy Efficient Turbo option.
Enables or disables the CPU power management option. When set to Enabled, the CPU power management is controlled by the OS DBPM and the System DBPM (DAPC). This option is set to Disabled by default.
Enables you to select the Processor Uncore Frequency option.
Enables you to select the Energy Efficient Policy option.
NOTE: If there are two processors installed in the system, you see an entry for Number of Turbo Boost Enabled Cores for Processor 2.
Enables the Monitor/Mwait instructions in the processor. This option is set to Enabled for all system profiles, except Custom by default.
NOTE: This option can be disabled only if the C States option in the Custom mode is set to disabled.
NOTE: When C States is set to Enabled in the Custom mode, changing the Monitor/Mwait setting does not impact the system power or performance.

Viewing System Profile Settings

You can use the System Profile Settings screen to enable specific system performance settings such as power management.

To view the System Profile Settings screen, perform the following steps:

3.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS.
4.
On the System BIOS screen, click System Profile Settings.

The System Profile Settings screen details are explained as follows:

Sets the system profile. If you set the System Profile option to a mode other than Custom, the BIOS automatically sets the rest of the options. You can only change the rest of the options if the mode is set to Custom. This option is set to Performance Per Watt Optimized (DAPC) by default. DAPC is Dell Active Power Controller.
Sets the CPU power management. This option is set to System DBPM (DAPC) by default. DBPM is Demand-Based Power Management.
Sets the speed of the system memory. You can select Maximum Performance, Maximum Reliability, or a specific speed.
Enables or disables the Energy Efficient Turbo option.
Enables or disables the CPU power management option. When set to Enabled, the CPU power management is controlled by the OS DBPM and the System DBPM (DAPC). This option is set to Disabled by default.
Enables you to select the Processor Uncore Frequency option.
Enables you to select the Energy Efficient Policy option.
NOTE: If there are two processors installed in the system, you see an entry for Number of Turbo Boost Enabled Cores for Processor 2.
Enables the Monitor/Mwait instructions in the processor. This option is set to Enabled for all system profiles, except Custom by default.
NOTE: This option can be disabled only if the C States option in the Custom mode is set to disabled.
NOTE: When C States is set to Enabled in the Custom mode, changing the Monitor/Mwait setting does not impact the system power or performance.

System Profile Settings details

You can use the System Profile Settings screen to enable specific system performance settings such as power management.

To view the System Profile Settings screen, perform the following steps:

3.
On the System Setup Main Menu screen, click System BIOS.
4.
On the System BIOS screen, click System Profile Settings.

The System Profile Settings screen details are explained as follows:

Sets the system profile. If you set the System Profile option to a mode other than Custom, the BIOS automatically sets the rest of the options. You can only change the rest of the options if the mode is set to Custom. This option is set to Performance Per Watt Optimized (DAPC) by default. DAPC is Dell Active Power Controller.
Sets the CPU power management. This option is set to System DBPM (DAPC) by default. DBPM is Demand-Based Power Management.
Sets the speed of the system memory. You can select Maximum Performance, Maximum Reliability, or a specific speed.
Enables or disables the Energy Efficient Turbo option.
Enables or disables the CPU power management option. When set to Enabled, the CPU power management is controlled by the OS DBPM and the System DBPM (DAPC). This option is set to Disabled by default.
Enables you to select the Processor Uncore Frequency option.
Enables you to select the Energy Efficient Policy option.
NOTE: If there are two processors installed in the system, you see an entry for Number of Turbo Boost Enabled Cores for Processor 2.
Enables the Monitor/Mwait instructions in the processor. This option is set to Enabled for all system profiles, except Custom by default.
NOTE: This option can be disabled only if the C States option in the Custom mode is set to disabled.
NOTE: When C States is set to Enabled in the Custom mode, changing the Monitor/Mwait setting does not impact the system power or performance.
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