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Old Nov 14, 2012, 04:22 PM   #26
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Based on what I gleaned from the post that first led me to this, no. There is still a spectrum of power states the discrete GPU is configured to operate within depending on various factors. When you delete the file all these state definitions are deleted and the GPU runs with its default power consumption for all the time.
seeing as a huge chunk of UI interactions are still handled by the CPU, getting rid of power states on the GPU is definitely not worth the minimum gain in performance.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 04:27 PM   #27
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seeing as a huge chunk of UI interactions are still handled by the CPU, this does not matter at all.
Saying "this does not matter at all" seems pretty dismissive considering the blatant difference. I suggest you try it.
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