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Re: OT: laptop recomendations

On Sun, 4 Jan 2009 15:05:31 +0100
Vincent Lefevre <vincent@vinc17.org> wrote:

> On 2009-01-04 11:28:10 -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > And BTW, the ThinkPads will waste up to 3W more in Linux than in
> > Windows, so keep that in mind when you look at battery life figures.
> Is there any reason? Is this specific to ThinkPads?

From talks on linux-thinkpad it is not currently know exactly why, mostly
speculations. Either more agresive throttling of the graphics chip and/or
putting pci to sleep. Possibly more optimizations

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