Patent Number: 7,827,425

Title: Method and apparatus to dynamically adjust resource power usage in a distributed system

Abstract: A system and method to provide source controlled dynamic power management. An activity detector in a source determines expected future resource usage. Based on that expected usage, the source generates a power management command and sends that command to a destination. The destination then adjusts the power level of the resource based in the command.

Inventors: Hutsell; Steven R. (Banks, OR), Sistla; Krishnakanth (Hillsboro, OR), Liu; Yen-cheng (Portland, OR)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: G06F 1/32 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00