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fatlardo
Mar 23, 2011, 01:32 AM
Anyone have this on for their air? Any input on why this should be enable/disabled?



iPave
Mar 23, 2011, 01:53 AM
It's enabled by default. I have no idea how it could be disabled (and I have no idea why it should be disabled).

fatlardo
Mar 23, 2011, 12:51 PM
It's enabled by default. I have no idea how it could be disabled (and I have no idea why it should be disabled).

When I went into the chrome browser, about:flags, it was disabled. Does this save or use more battery? I assume more since it is uses both gpu and cpu right?

KPOM
Mar 23, 2011, 06:02 PM
When I went into the chrome browser, about:flags, it was disabled. Does this save or use more battery? I assume more since it is uses both gpu and cpu right?

Normally GPU acceleration would help battery life since the GPU is more efficient than the CPU, and thus it helps offload work from the CPU.

iPave
Mar 23, 2011, 07:19 PM
Which version of Chrome are you running?

fatlardo
Mar 23, 2011, 07:20 PM
Which version of Chrome are you running?

I am not at home right now, but I believe it should be the newest one. When I got it I updated it which was about 2 weeks ago.

iPave
Mar 23, 2011, 07:51 PM
I'm running latest Chrome (dev channel) and about:flags doesn't say anything about GPU acceleration. Can you see GPU Process in Chrome's task manager?