Detecting Platform Timer Resolution Issue

Detecting Platform Timer Resolution Issue

This video is one of several covering some of the more pervasive issues driving higher consumption of applications during ‘idle’ mode (while they are not doing anything) on Windows 8 / Ultrabook. This issue is covered in detail in the power analysis guide at

The Platform Timer Resolution video tutorial shows how to use the Battery Life Analyzer tool to identify whether your application is setting the platform timer resolution to a suboptimal level, which will drive power consumption to higher levels.

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