|Dec 5, 2010, 01:34 PM||#1|
powerbook g4 question
So I just picked up a powerbook g4 12" 1.5 for a notetaking/work/travel computer, and it's all good, but I had a quick question about the superdrive- aside from needing to reinstall leopard, I don't think I ever need it. this may be a stupid question, but if I take out the superdrive, will that give me more battery life and make the computer lighter?
|Dec 5, 2010, 01:56 PM||#2|
It'll make the computer lighter, but it will not give you more battery life. The superdrive uses no power when it isn't being used.
Last edited by Intell; Yesterday at 8:32 AM.
|Dec 5, 2010, 01:59 PM||#3|
Won't get you much better battery life unless you are leaving a disc in there all the time. The solution for that is to not leave a disc in it.
It'll make the computer slightly lighter, but I'm not sure it's worth the effort.
13" 2009 MBP, 2.26 GHz C2D, 8 GB RAM, 320 GB HDD; 2.2 GHz C2D MB, 6 GB RAM, 160 GB HDD; 32 GB iPod Touch 3G
-FWIW, my handle is iThink_ergo_iMac. There seems to be some confusion on this issue.-
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