CN103064492B - Computer with adjustable power switch and power efficiency adjusting method thereof - Google Patents

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CN103064492B
CN103064492B CN201110329324.6A CN201110329324A CN103064492B CN 103064492 B CN103064492 B CN 103064492B CN 201110329324 A CN201110329324 A CN 201110329324A CN 103064492 B CN103064492 B CN 103064492B
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一种具有一可调式电源开关的计算机及其电源效能调节方法,该计算机包含一可调式电源开关,可调式电源开关用以启动计算机和调整计算机的电源效能。 A power source having adjustable power switch and computer performance adjusting method comprising the computer-adjustable a power switch, a power switch for activating the adjustable power supply performance of the computer and the computer adjustment. 计算机利用可调式电源开关,在开机时,选择一调整级数。 Computer using an adjustable power switch, when turned on, select a desired number of steps. 当调整级数不等于一预设级数时,产生一新的效能管理模式,使计算机根据新的效能管理模式,调整电源效能。 When adjusting the number of stages is not equal to a predetermined series, generating a new performance management mode, according to the new computer performance management, adjust power performance. 如此一来,即可降低调整电源效能的复杂度。 Thus, to reduce the complexity of adjusting the power performance. 本发明还公开一种电源效能调节方法。 The present invention also discloses a method for adjusting power performance.

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具有一可调式电源开关的计算机及其电源效能调节方法 Adjustable power switch having a computer and a power adjusting method Effectiveness

技术领域 FIELD

[0001] 本发明是关于一种电源效能调节方法,特别是一种具有一可调式电源开关的计算机及其电源效能调节方法。 [0001] The present invention relates to a method for adjusting power performance, particularly to a power switch having an adjustable computer performance and power regulation method.

背景技术 Background technique

[0002] 各家计算机厂商在计算机设计的发展上,除了不断的提高执行的效能外,最艰难的即为提升电源的使用时间,而计算机的电源消耗与其使用的效能有关,效能越高所需的电量也越高,反之使用效能越低也可延长使用时间。 [0002] various computer manufacturers in the development of computer design, in addition to continuously improve the effectiveness of the implementation, the most difficult is the time to enhance the power, performance and power consumption of the computer and its use is related to the higher performance required the higher the power, the lower the contrary the use of performance also extended usage time.

[0003]目前市面上大众所使用的操作系统,例如微软公司的Windows系统,虽提供系统效能调节设定功能,但大多数的使用者并非计算机专业人员,不知道如何设定与调节这些功能,也无法分辨目前使用中的软件使用的效能高与否,再加上许多软件开机即自动启动,造成电量的流失,使用者却不知且无能为力。 [0003] operating system currently on the market used by the general public, such as Microsoft's Windows system, system performance, while providing adjustment setting function, but most users are not computer professionals do not know how to set and regulate these functions, can not tell whether or not the current high performance in use software, plus many software boot that start automatically, resulting in the loss of electricity, users do not know and do nothing.

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[0004] 鉴于以上的问题,本发明的目的在于提供一种具有一可调式电源开关的计算机及其电源效能调节方法,藉以解决现有因调整电源效能的程序复杂,造成使用不便的问题。 [0004] In view of the above problems, an object of the present invention to provide a computer and a power source having adjustable power switch performance adjusting method so as to solve the conventional problems due to the adjustment of power performance procedures are complicated, resulting in inconvenience.

[0005] 本发明所揭露的计算机,其包含一可调式电源开关。 The invention is disclosed a computer [0005] present, comprising an adjustable power switch. 可调式电源开关用以启动计算机,以及调整计算机的电源效能。 Adjustable power switch to start the computer, the computer's power and adjusting performance.

[0006] 根据本发明所提供一实施例的电源效能调节方法,适用于计算机开机时,利用可调式电源开关,选择一调整级数(performance level)。 [0006] The method of adjusting the performance of the present invention is to provide a power supply embodiment is applicable to the computer is powered by the adjustable power switch, to select a desired number of steps (performance level). 接着,判断调整级数是否等于一预设级数,以产生一效能管理模式。 Next, it is determined whether the desired number of steps equal to a predetermined number of stages, to generate a performance management. 最后,根据效能管理模式调整电源效能。 Finally, adjust power management performance based on performance.

[0007] 根据本发明所提供一实施例的电源效能调节方法,适用于计算机开机后,选择一调整级数。 [0007] The method of adjusting the performance of the present invention is to provide power to an embodiment, suitable computer is turned on, select a desired number of steps. 接着,判断调整级数是否大于一运作级数,以产生一相对应的效能管理模式(power managing mode)。 Next, it is determined whether the adjustment operation is greater than a number of stages series to generate a corresponding performance management (power managing mode). 最后,根据效能管理模式调整电源效能。 Finally, adjust power management performance based on performance.

[0008] 根据本发明所提供一实施例的电源效能调节方法,其利用可调式电源开关,在计算机开机时,启动电源并选择一第一调整级数。 [0008] The performance adjusting method according to the present invention there is provided a power supply of embodiment, which utilizes adjustable power switch, when the computer is turned on, and selects a first starting power adjustment stages. 接着,判断第一调整级数是否等于一预设级数,以产生并执行一第一效能管理模式,来调整电源效能。 Next, it is determined whether the desired number of steps equal to a first predetermined number of stages, to generate and execute a first performance management mode to adjust the power performance. 若要继续调整计算机的运作效能,则进一步判断所选择的一第二调整级数是否大于第一调整级数。 To continue to adjust the operation performance of the computer, it is further determined adjusting a second number of stages is greater than the selected first adjusting the number of stages. 最后,根据第二调整级数,产生并执行一第二效能管理模式,以调整电源效能。 Finally, according to a second adjustment stages, generates and executes a second performance management mode to adjust the power performance.

[0009] 如此一来,使用者可以很简单地通过可调式电源开关来直接调整电源效能,提高了使用的方便性。 [0009] In this way, the user can easily adjust the power supply directly via an adjustable power switch efficacy, improved ease of use. 另外,由于可调式电源开关也提供使用者简易的开、关机操控,可保护计算机本身不被强制关机而损坏,简易的操作更能增加使用者的学习意愿。 Further, since the power switch is also adjustable to provide the user a simple open, shut down control, to protect the computer itself is not damaged forced shutdown, more simple operation increases the user's desire to learn.

[0010] 以下结合附图和具体实施例对本发明进行详细描述,但不作为对本发明的限定。 [0010] The following embodiments in conjunction with accompanying drawings and specific embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail, but do not limit the present invention.

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[0011] 图1A为本发明的计算机的方框示意图; [0011] FIG. 1A computer block schematic diagram of the present invention;

[0012] 图1B为根据本发明一实施例的可调式电源开关的示意图; [0012] FIG. 1B is a schematic diagram of a power adjustable embodiment of the present invention, a switch;

[0013]图1C为根据本发明一实施例的电源效能管理单元提供效能管理模式的示意图; [0013] FIG. 1C to provide performance management mode according to a power management unit efficacy embodiment of the present invention, a schematic embodiment;

[0014] 图2A为根据本发明一实施例的于计算机开机时的电源效能调节方法的流程图; [0014] FIG. 2A is a power supply performance adjusting method according to an embodiment of the computer of the embodiment of the present invention a flowchart of the boot;

[0015] 图2B为根据本发明一实施例的于计算机开机后的电源效能调节方法的流程图; [0015] FIG. 2B is a performance adjusting method according to the power supply after the computer of the present invention, an embodiment of a flowchart of the boot;

[0016] 图3为根据本发明一实施例的功能窗口的示意图; [0016] FIG. 3 is a schematic diagram of a window function according to an embodiment of the present invention;

[0017] 图4为根据本发明一实施例的功能窗口的示意图。 [0017] FIG. 4 is a schematic diagram of a window function according to an embodiment of the present invention.

[0018] 元件其中,附图标记 [0018] wherein the element, reference numerals

[0019] 100 计算机 [0019] Computer 100

[0020] 110 可调式电源开关 [0020] Adjustable power switch 110

[0021] 111 旋转机制 [0021] The rotating mechanism 111

[0022] 112 级数刻度 [0022] 112 Series Scale

[0023] 120 主机板 [0023] motherboard 120

[0024] 130 电源供应器 [0024] 130 power supply

[0025] 140 风扇 [0025] The fan 140

[0026] 150 硬盘 [0026] Hard 150

[0027] 160 电源效能管理单元 [0027] Efficiency Power management unit 160

[0028] 161-16X效能管理模式 [0028] 161-16X performance management

[0029] 300 功能窗口 [0029] The window function 300

[0030] 310 效能数据 [0030] 310 performance data

[0031] 320 确定键 [0031] OK key 320

[0032] 400 功能窗口 [0032] The window function 400

[0033] 410 效能数据 [0033] 410 performance data

[0034] 420 确定键 [0034] OK key 420

具体实施方式 Detailed ways

[0035] 下面结合附图对本发明的结构原理和工作原理作具体的描述: [0035] DRAWINGS The structure and principle of operation of the present invention is specifically described here:

[0036] 请参照图1A,其为根据本发明的计算机的方框示意图。 [0036] Referring to Figure 1A, which is a block schematic diagram of a computer according to the present invention. 计算机100至少包含一可调式电源开关110、一主机板120、一电源供应器130、一风扇140和一硬盘150。 The computer 100 includes at least one adjustable power switch 110, a motherboard 120, a power supply 130, a fan 140 and a hard disk drive 150. 主机板120分别连结于可调式电源开关110、电源供应器130、风扇140和硬盘150,其中计算机100中所含元件(除了可调式电源开关110外),统称为系统。 The motherboard 120 are connected to the adjustable power switch 110, power supply 130, hard disk 150 and fan 140, wherein computer 100 contained in the element (in addition to the adjustable power switch 110), collectively referred to as the system. 电源供应器130则分别连结于主机板120、风扇140和硬盘150,以供应电力至主机板120、风扇140和硬盘150。 Power supply 130 respectively connected to the motherboard 120, hard disk 150 and fan 140 to supply power to the motherboard 120, hard disk 150 and fan 140.

[0037] 在计算机100连接于市电下,由于电源供应器130会提供一预备电力给主机板120,因此使用者通过可调式电源开关110即可输入信号至主机板120,以启动整个计算机100。 [0037] In the computer 100 is connected to the mains, since the power supply 130 provides power to prepare a motherboard 120, so that the user adjustable by a power switch 110 to the input signal to the motherboard 120, to start the entire computer 100 . 其中,可调式电源开关110设置于计算机100的外壳上,以方便使用者使用。 Wherein the adjustable power switch disposed on the housing 110 of the computer 100 to facilitate the user to use.

[0038] 根据本发明所提供的一实施例中,可调式电源开关110以为一旋转元件,请同时参考图1B所示,其为根据本发明一实施例的可调式电源开关110的示意图。 [0038] According to one embodiment of the invention provided, the adjustable power switch 110 that a rotating member, as shown Please refer to Figure 1B, which is a schematic view of one embodiment of adjustable power switch 110 of the embodiment of the present invention. 可调式电源开关110提供一旋转机制111和级数刻度112。 Adjustable power supply 110 to provide a rotary switch mechanism 111 and 112 Series scale. 级数刻度112提供多个调整级数,如调整级数OFF、调整级数L、调整级数M和调整级数H所示,其中调整级数OFF表示计算机100由开机状态变为自动关机状态,或是维持关机状态;调整级数L表示计算机100运作在最低效能;调整级数M表示计算机100运作在中等效能;而调整级数H表示计算机运作在最高效能。 Providing a plurality of stages to adjust the scale 112 series, such as adjusting the number of stages OFF, adjust the number of stages L, Series M, and adjusted to adjust the number of stages shown in H, wherein the computer 100 to adjust the number of stages represented by the OFF state to the power off state automatically or stays off; adjustment Level L represents the lowest operating performance computer 100; M represents a desired number of steps in the operation of computer 100 is a moderately effective; H represents a computer to adjust the number of stages in the operation of maximum efficiency. 使用者可以通过旋转机制111,将指标(如图1B中黑点所示)旋离调整级数OFF,并由多个调整级数中,选择其中一个调整级数,使主机板120可以进一步根据所选择的调整级数,控制计算机100的电源效能,也即控制计算机100的系统效能。 The rotation mechanism 111 by the user, the index (black dots shown in FIG. 1B) from the adjustment screw OFF stages, by a plurality of adjustment progression, select a desired number of steps, so that according to the main board 120 may further adjusting the selected number of stages, the computer 100 controls the power supply performance, i.e. the effectiveness of the control system 100 of the computer.

[0039] 本发明所提供的可调式电源开关110虽然如图1B所示,为一旋转元件,然而却不受此实施例的限制,凡可同时提供一选择机制和一输入开机指令机制的装置皆为本发明内容所涵盖。 [0039] Adjustable power switch 110 is provided according to the present invention although shown in Figure 1B, is a rotating element, however, it is not restricted to an embodiment, where the selection mechanism may also provide a power on command input mechanism and a means SUMMARY are all encompassed by the present invention.

[0040] 为了达到管理电源效能的功效,计算机100也提供一系统软件来进行电源效能管理,其中此系统软件储存于硬盘150中。 [0040] In order to achieve the effect of the power management efficiency, computer 100 provides a software system for power performance management, wherein the system software is stored in the hard disk 150. 当计算机100启动后,主机板120会执行此系统软件来监控计算机100内每一个硬件装置,例如:风扇140、硬盘150、中央处理器(未绘示)、记忆体(未绘示)等运作的效能,也即硬件装置所耗的电力,以及监控每一个储存在硬盘150里的应用程序的执行,也即执行每一个应用程序所消耗的记忆体和中央处理器(CPU)的程度,以产生相对应的效能数据。 When the computer 100 is started, the main board 120 performs the system software to monitor each of the hardware devices within computer 100, such as: fan 140, hard disk 150, a central processing unit (not shown), memory (not shown) or the like operating the efficacy, i.e. the power consumption of the hardware devices, and monitor each stored in the hard disk 150 in the execution of the application program, i.e., each performing memory consumed by the application and the extent of a central processing unit (CPU), to generating data corresponding to efficacy. 接着,主机板120利用此系统软件,将每一个产生的效能数据建立于一电源效能管理单元(未绘示)。 Next, the motherboard 120 using the system software, the performance data generated by each power established in a performance management unit (not shown). 电源效能管理单元可以是一数据库、数据列表等。 Effectiveness power management unit may be a database, a list of data and the like.

[0041] 为了进一步阐述电源效能管理单元的建立,请同时参考图1C,其为根据本发明一实施例的电源效能管理单元提供效能管理模式的示意图。 [0041] In order to further illustrate the effectiveness of the establishment of the power management unit, Please refer to Figure 1C, which is a schematic diagram providing performance management mode power supply according to a performance management unit embodiment of the present invention. 系统软件将搜集的效能数据统整成一电源效能管理单元160。 The effectiveness of the system software to collect data Integration into a power management unit 160 performance. 电源效能管理单元160根据每一个应用程序所消耗记忆体和中央处理器的程度,以及根据每一个硬设备消耗电力的程度,将电源管理机制配置成多个效能管理模式,如效能管理模式161、效能管理模式162、效能管理模式16P和效能管理模式16X所示。 Extent 160 and a central processor memory consumption power according to each application performance management unit, and a hardware device in accordance with the degree of power consumption of each of the plurality of power management mechanism configured to performance management, performance management, such as 161, 162 performance management, performance management and performance management 16P 16X FIG.

[0042] 每一个效能管理模式对应于一个调整级数。 [0042] Each of a performance management mode corresponding to a desired number of steps. 在本实施例中,调整级数OFF对应于效能管理模式161,调整级数L对应于效能管理模式162,调整级数M对应于效能管理模式16P,调整级数H对应于效能管理模式16X。 In the present embodiment, the desired number of steps corresponding to the OFF mode performance management 161, adjusting the number of stages corresponding to the performance management L 162, corresponding to the desired number of steps M performance management 16P mode, adjusting the number of stages corresponding to the performance management H 16X. 在效能管理模式161中,主机板120会使计算机100由开机状态变为自动关机状态,或是维持关机状态。 Effectiveness management mode 161, the motherboard 100 by the computer 120 will automatically shut down state to the start state or off state is maintained. 在效能管理模式162中,主机板120会使计算机100开机并运作在最低效能,也即只提供低耗能的应用程序和功能给使用者进行简单的文书处理,例如执行微软公司的Word程序、音乐播放程序等。 In performance management model 162, 120 will make the computer motherboard 100 is powered and operate at the lowest performance, that only applications and features low power consumption of a simple word processing to the user, such as Microsoft Word program execution, music player and so on. 在效能管理模式16P中,主机板120会使计算机100运作在中等效能,也即开放部分较高耗能的应用程序和功能给使用者,例如宽带网络、影片播放程序等。 In performance management 16P mode, the computer motherboard 120 100 will operate in a moderately effective, that is, open applications and features high energy-consuming part to the user, such as broadband Internet, video player and so on. 而在效能管理模式16X中,主机板120会使计算机100运作在最高效能,也即开放全部功能和允许执行所有高耗能的应用程序,例如工程仿真软件、绘图软件、影音制作软件等。 In the performance management model 16X, the computer motherboard 120 100 will operate at the highest performance, full functionality that is open and allows the implementation of all energy-intensive applications such as engineering simulation software, graphics software, video production software. 调整级数越高,使用者所能使用的功能和所能执行的应用程序将越多。 The higher adjusted series, the user can use the features and applications that can be executed will be more.

[0043] 本发明所提供的电源效能管理单元160虽然提供如图1C所示的等级列表,以进行电源效能管理,然而却不受此实施例的限制,凡可搜集效能数据,并将效能数据分类统整,形成对应于不同调整级数的效能管理模式的机制皆为本发明内容所涵盖。 [0043] Efficiency Power management unit 160 according to the present invention, although the level provided by the list shown in FIG. 1C to provide, for the effectiveness of power management, however, are not restricted to an embodiment, where may gather performance data, performance data and integration classification, to form a corresponding series of different mechanisms to adjust the performance management are all encompassed by the present invention.

[0044] 为了阐述本发明所提供的利用可调式电源开关来执行电源效能调节的方法,本发明进一步提供图2A,其为根据本发明一实施例的于计算机开机时的电源效能调节方法的流程图。 [0044] To illustrate the use of the present invention provides an adjustable power switch to perform the method of power performance adjustment, the present invention further provides to Figure 2A, which is a performance adjusting method according to the power supply is turned on in a computer with an embodiment of the present invention, a flow Fig.

[0045] 首先,使用者利用设置在计算机上的可调式电源开关,选择欲执行的调整级数并执行开机动作,如步骤S210。 [0045] First, the user is provided the use of the adjustable power switch on the computer, select the adjustment to be executed and performing power series operation, as step S210. 计算机的主机板会判断由可调式电源开关输入的信号,也即判断调整级数是否等于预设级数,如步骤S220。 Computer motherboard determines adjustable signal input from the power switch, i.e., determines whether to adjust the number of stages equal to a preset number of stages, such as the step S220.

[0046] 当调整级数等于预设级数时,表示使用者将使用上一次关机前所执行的效能,因此主机板将从硬盘中的电源效能管理单元中,根据预设级数,产生相对应的效能管理模式,如步骤S221。 [0046] When adjusting the number of stages equal to the predetermined number of stages, the user indicates the use of a shut down before the execution performance, so the hard disk from the motherboard power performance management unit in accordance with a preset number of stages, cause phase corresponding performance management, such as the step S221. 最后,主机板执行效能管理模式,也即根据预设级数,允许使用者使用效能范围内的应用程序及功能,如步骤S230。 Finally, the motherboard execution performance management, i.e. according to a preset number of stages, and allow users to use functions of an application within the scope of the performance as by step S230.

[0047] 当调整级数不等于预设级数时,表示使用者将不使用上一次关机前所执行的效能,因此主机板将从硬盘中的电源效能管理单元中,根据调整级数,产生相对应的效能管理模式,如步骤S222。 [0047] When adjusting the number of stages is not equal to the predetermined number of stages, it means that the user will not use the last executed before the shutdown performance, so the hard disk from the motherboard power performance management unit in accordance with the desired number of steps, to produce corresponding performance management mode as by step S222. 最后,主机板执行效能管理模式,也即根据调整级数,允许使用者使用效能范围内的应用程序及功能,如步骤S230,并且完成整个开机流程,进入正常运作状态,如步骤A。 Finally, the motherboard execution performance management, i.e. according to the desired number of steps, and allow users to use functions of an application within the performance range, such as the step S230, the completion of the entire boot process and enter the normal operating state, in step A.

[0048] 在本发明所提供的一实施例中,如图3所示,当调整级数小于等于预设级数时,主机板根据调整级数,产生相对应的效能管理模式时,主机板的运作将同时在与计算机连结的一显示屏幕(未绘示)上显示一功能窗口300。 When [0048] In an embodiment of the present invention is provided, as shown, when adjusting the number of stages is less than equal to a preset number of stages, according to the adjustment motherboard series, generate a corresponding performance management mode 3, motherboards the operation of a function window 300 displayed simultaneously on a display screen (not shown) coupled to the computer. 功能窗口300将根据使用者所选择的调整级数和现有的运作,例如目前使用中的应用程序或硬件装置功能等,显示至少一个效能数据310,也即需要关闭的应用程序或功能。 The function according to the adjustment window 300 and prior stages of operation selected by the user, for example, currently used in the applications or hardware devices function, displaying at least one performance data 310, i.e., the need to close applications or functions. 当使用者按下确定键320时,则开始执行此时的效能管理模式。 When the user presses the OK key 320 is started at this time performance management. 同理,当调整级数大等于预设级数时,功能窗口300将显示至少一个效能数据310,也即将开放的应用程序或功能。 Similarly, when a large number of stages equal to the predetermined number of stages adjustment function window 300 displays at least one of performance data 310, is about to open an application or function.

[0049] 本发明所提供的功能窗口300虽然提供如图3所示的效能数据,以提示使用者,然而却不受此实施例的限制,凡可显示效能数据,并将提示使用者可使用的应用程序或硬件装置功能的机制,或提示使用者系统将关闭某些应用程序或硬件装置功能的机制皆为本发明内容所涵盖。 [0049] The present invention provides a window function 300, while providing performance data shown in FIG. 3, to prompt the user, but the embodiment is not limited thereto, where the performance data can be displayed, and will prompt the user can use mechanisms applications or hardware devices function, or prompt the user to shut down the system, some applications or device functions hardware mechanisms are all encompassed by the present invention.

[0050]倘若使用者在计算机开机后,仍想要再调整电源效能,本发明将再提供于计算机开机后的效能调节方法,请参考图2B,其为根据本发明一实施例的于计算机开机后的电源效能调节方法的流程图。 [0050] If a user computer is turned on, still wish to adjust the power re-performance, the present invention is to provide Jiangzai performance adjusting method after the computer is turned on, please refer to FIG. 2B, which is a boot computer according to an embodiment of the present invention after adjusting the efficiency of the supply flowchart of a method.

[0051] 当计算机运作目前的运作级数,也即可调式电源开关目前所选择的调整级数时,系统软件将检测系统执行应用程序及/或硬件装置运作的效能,以形成效能数据,储存在硬盘中的电源效能管理单元中,作为统计、分类和归纳之用,如步骤S240。 [0051] When adjusting the number of stages of operation of a computer operating current series, but also to adjust the currently selected power switch, the system software will execute the application detection system and / or the hardware performance operation means, to form a performance data storage power performance management unit in the hard disk, as the statistic, and induction classification purposes, such as step S240. 同时,主机板也会监测使用者是否通过可调式电源开关来改变调整级数,如步骤S250。 Meanwhile, the motherboard will also monitor whether a user to change the number of stages by adjusting the adjustable power switch, as shown in step S250.

[0052] 当主机板并未检测到调整级数的改变,则回到步骤S240,系统软件继续监测应用程序及/或硬件装置的效能。 [0052] When the motherboard does not detect changes to adjust the number of stages, the process returns to the effectiveness of step S240, the system continues to monitor the application software and / or hardware devices. 当主机板检测到调整级数的改变,则进一步判断欲改变的调整级数是否大于运作级数,如步骤S260。 When changing the adjustment of the motherboard detected series, it is further determined whether the number of stages to be altered adjustment operation is greater than the number of stages, as indicated in step S260.

[0053] 当调整级数大于运作级数,表示使用者欲使用更高阶的运作效能,因此将根据使用者所选择的调整级数和现有的运作,例如目前使用中的应用程序和/或硬件装置功能等,产生效能管理模式,如步骤S261。 [0053] When adjusting the number of stages is greater than the operating stages, it represents a user wants to use higher order operation performance, and thus the number of stages in accordance with a conventional adjusting operation selected by the user, such as those currently in use and the application / or hardware function means, generating performance management, such as to step S261. 计算机将根据此效能管理模式,提供使用者使用限制范围内的应用程序和/或硬件装置功能,如步骤S280。 According to this computer performance management, it offers a user using the application within the limits and / or hardware device function, as in step S280.

[0054] 当调整级数小于运作级数,表示使用者欲使用较低阶的运作效能,因此将根据使用者所选择的调整级数和现有的运作,从电源效能管理单元中擷取效能数据,也即需要关闭的应用程序和/或硬件装置功能,如步骤S262,并根据擷取的效能数据,在显示屏幕上产生相对应的功能窗口,如步骤S263。 [0054] When adjusting the number of stages is less than the operating stages, represents a user wants to use a lower order operation performance, and thus the number of stages in accordance with a conventional adjusting operation selected by the user, to retrieve from the power management unit Efficacy Efficacy data, i.e., applications need to be closed and / or hardware function means, such as step S262, the data acquisition and based on performance, and generate a corresponding function window, as in step S263 on the display screen.

[0055] 接着,使用者可以通过点选功能窗口中所提供的效能选项,来关闭应用程序和/或硬件装置功能,以完成选项设定,如步骤S270。 Effectiveness Option [0055] Next, the user can click on the function provided by the window to close the application and / or hardware function means, to complete the setting options, as shown in step S270. 当尚未完成选项设定时,回到步骤S270,直到完成为止。 When not yet finished setting an option, return to step S270, until completion. 当已经完成选项设定后,则根据选项设定,产生相对应的效能管理模式,如步骤S271。 When the option is set has been completed, according to the set option, generate a corresponding performance management mode as by step S271. 计算机将根据此效能管理模式,提供使用者使用限制范围内的应用程序和/或硬件装置功能,如步骤S280。 According to this computer performance management, it offers a user using the application within the limits and / or hardware device function, as in step S280.

[0056] 为了进一步阐述在开机后,计算机改变运作效能时,提供功能窗口让使用者检视的技术特征,本发明提供一实施例来说明,请同时参照图4,其为根据本发明一实施例的功能窗口的不意图。 [0056] In order to further illustrate the boot, the computer changes the operation performance, provides function window allows users to view the technical characteristics, the present invention provides an embodiment will be described, Referring to FIG. 4, which is an embodiment of the present invention It is not intended to function window.

[0057] 当调整级数小等于运作级数时,主机板根据调整级数,擷取相对应的效能数据,并在显示屏幕上显示一功能窗口400。 [0057] When adjusting the number of stages equal to the operation of small series, series motherboard retrieve data corresponding to the performance, and a function display window 400 on the display screen according to the adjustment. 功能窗口400将根据使用者所选择的调整级数和现有的运作,显示至少一个效能选项410,也即需要关闭的应用程序或功能,其中每一个效能选项皆包含所擷取的效能数据,用以提示使用者。 The window function 400 to adjust the operation of a conventional series and selected by the user, display at least one performance option 410, i.e., the need to close applications or functions, each of which contains a performance option efficacy data are captured, to prompt the user. 当使用者按下确定键420时,电源效能管理单元则产生相对应的效能管理模式,并开始执行此效能管理模式。 When the user presses OK key 420, the power generating performance management unit corresponding to the mode of performance management, performance management and begins execution mode. 同理,当调整级数大等于预设级数时,功能窗口400将显示至少一个效能选项410,也即将开放的应用程序或功能。 Similarly, when a large number of stages equal to the preset adjustment series, function window 400 displays at least a performance option 410, is about to open an application or function.

[0058] 本发明所提供的功能窗口400虽然提供如图4所示的效能数据,以提示使用者,然而却不受此实施例的限制,凡可显示效能数据,并将提示使用者可使用的应用程序或硬件装置功能的机制,或提示使用者系统将关闭某些应用程序或硬件装置功能的机制皆为本发明内容所涵盖。 [0058] The present invention provides function window 400 while providing the performance data shown in FIG. 4, to prompt the user, but the embodiment is not limited thereto, where the performance data can be displayed, and will prompt the user can use mechanisms applications or hardware devices function, or prompt the user to shut down the system, some applications or device functions hardware mechanisms are all encompassed by the present invention.

[0059] 如此一来,使用者可以很简单地通过可调式电源开关来直接调整电源效能,提高了使用的方便性。 [0059] In this way, the user can easily adjust the power supply directly via an adjustable power switch efficacy, improved ease of use. 另外,由于可调式电源开关也提供使用者简易的开、关机操控,可保护计算机本身不被强制关机而损坏,简易的操作更能增加使用者的学习意愿。 Further, since the power switch is also adjustable to provide the user a simple open, shut down control, to protect the computer itself is not damaged forced shutdown, more simple operation increases the user's desire to learn.

[0060]当然,本发明还可有其它多种实施例,在不背离本发明精神及其实质的情况下,熟悉本领域的技术人员当可根据本发明作出各种相应的改变和变形,但这些相应的改变和变形都应属于本发明所附的权利要求的保护范围。 [0060] Of course, the present invention may have a variety of other embodiments, without departing from the spirit and essence of the present invention, those skilled in the art can make various corresponding modifications and variations according to the present invention, but these corresponding changes and variations should fall within the scope of the appended claims.

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1.一种电源效能调节方法,适用于一计算机开机后,调整电源效能,其特征在于,方法包含: 选择一调整级数; 判断该调整级数是否高于一运作级数,以产生一相对应的效能管理模式;以及执行该效能管理模式, 其中,当该调整级数大于该运作级数时,根据该调整级数,产生该效能管理模式,当该调整级数小于该运作级数时,根据该调整级数产生一功能窗口,以进一步产生该效能管理模式。 1. A power performance adjusting method for use in a computer boot, adjust power efficiency, characterized in that, the method comprising: selecting a desired number of steps; Analyzing the operation of a desired number of steps is higher than the number of stages to generate a phase corresponding performance management; and executing the performance management mode, wherein, when the number of stages is larger than the adjustment operation stages, according to the adjustment stages, the generating performance management mode, when the desired number of steps smaller than the number of stages when operating the desired number of steps to generate a window function according to further generate the performance management mode.
2.根据权利要求1所述的电源效能调节方法,其特征在于,还进一步包含: 根据该调整级数,从一电源效能管理单元中擷取至少一效能数据; 根据该效能数据,产生该功能窗口,其中该功能窗口包含一对应于该效能数据的效能选项;以及由该功能窗口中,选择该效能选项,以产生该效能管理模式。 The power supply of claim 1, wherein the potency adjustment method, wherein, further comprising: a series retrieve performance data from at least one of a power management unit according to the Efficiency adjustment; based on the performance data, the generating function window, wherein the window function comprises an option corresponding to the Efficiency performance data; and a function of the window, select the performance option, to generate the performance management mode.
3.根据权利要求2所述的电源效能调节方法,其特征在于,还进一步包含: 检测该计算机的至少一应用程序或至少一硬件装置的效能,以产生该电源效能管理单J L.ο 3. The power supply of claim 2, wherein performance adjusting method characterized by, further comprising: detecting performance of the at least one computer at least one application or a hardware device, to generate the power management unit efficacy J L.ο
4.一种电源效能调节方法,适用于调整一计算机的电源效能,其特征在于,包含: 利用一可调式电源开关,在该计算机开机时,启动电源并选择一第一调整级数; 判断该第一调整级数是否等于一预设级数,以产生一第一效能管理模式; 执行该第一效能管理模式; 判断是否调整该计算机的运作效能,以进一步判断一第二调整级数是否大于该第一调整级数; 根据该第二调整级数,产生一第二效能管理模式;以及执行该第二效能管理模式。 4. A power performance adjusting method adapted to adjust the power of a computer performance, characterized by comprising: an adjustable power using a switch, when the computer is turned on, a starting power and selecting a first desired number of steps; Analyzing the adjusting the number of stages is equal to a first predetermined number of stages, to generate a first performance management; perform the first performance management mode; determining whether to adjust the operation performance of the computer for further determining a second desired number of steps is greater than adjusting the first series; series, generating a second performance management according to the second mode of adjustment; and performing the second performance management.
5.根据权利要求4所述的电源效能调节方法,其特征在于,当该第二调整级数大于该第一调整级数时,根据该第二调整级数,产生该第二效能管理模式,当该第二调整级数小于该第一调整级数时,根据该第二调整级数产生一功能窗口,以进一步产生该第二效能管理模式。 5. The power supply as claimed in claim 4, wherein the potency adjustment method, wherein, when the second adjustment to adjust the number of stages greater than the first series, according to the second adjustment stages, the second generating performance management mode, when the second adjustment to adjust the number of stages is less than the first series, the second window function to generate a desired number of steps according to further generate the second performance management.
6.根据权利要求5所述的电源效能调节方法,其特征在于,还进一步包含: 根据该第二调整级数,从一电源效能管理单元中擷取至少一效能数据; 根据该效能数据,产生该功能窗口,其中该功能窗口包含一对应于该效能数据的效能选项;以及由该功能窗口中,选择该效能选项,以产生该第二效能管理模式。 6. The power adjustment performance of the method as claimed in claim 5, wherein, further comprising: a series retrieve performance data from at least one of a power management unit according to the Efficiency second adjustment; data according to the performance, generating the window function, wherein the window function comprises an option corresponding to the Efficiency performance data; and a function of the window, select the performance option, to generate the second performance management.
7.根据权利要求6所述的电源效能调节方法,其特征在于,还进一步包含: 检测该计算机的至少一应用程序或至少一硬件装置的效能,以产生该电源效能管理单J L.ο 7. The power supply of claim 6, wherein the performance adjusting method, wherein, further comprising: detecting performance of the at least one computer at least one application or a hardware device, to generate the power management unit efficacy J L.ο
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