Does the 2.0 Glassbook have longer battery life?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Habib9, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. Habib9 macrumors newbie

    Aug 14, 2008
    Hi guys.

    Since intel doesn't produce a 2.0 Ghz processor in the Montevina line-up,
    Apple must have used the 2.23 Ghz processor and are underclocking it to distance it from the 2.4 Ghz.

    The 1066 frontside bus excludes older chips from consideration.
    The chips seems to be alike and are in reality only distanced by 0.16 Ghz in specification rather than specified 0.4 Ghz.

    If they are indeed underclockin the 2.0 Ghz model, therefore causing it to run with a forced lower voltage, could you expect longer battery times with the 2.0 Ghz model compared to the 2.4 Ghz model?

    I'd love to hear your thoughts.
  2. penq86 macrumors newbie

    Aug 29, 2008
    There is a 2.0ghz processor in the Montevina line-up. The Core 2 Duo P7350 which is in the 2.0ghz model. The voltage and the TDP are the same if you compare with the 2.4ghz model.

    I hope this info is useful to you ;)
  3. Habib9 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 14, 2008
    thanks. I ordered the 2.0 Ghz model the second i could, but i don't need additional processing power anyway.

    Still. Is there a difference between the models in terms of battery life?

    Has anybody tested it?

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