Macbook Battery

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by sajaz, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. sajaz macrumors newbie

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    my macbook only 1 month old. It is a white macbook, mid 2010 model. Apple says it has 10 hours battery. But my macbook can only work around 4,5 hours. Battery has only 12 cycles,
    normally I do only web browsing and play music. I work with low screen brightness too. Why my macbook can't work 9,10 hours ???
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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    Have a look at Activity Monitor (Applications / Utilities /) and select All Processes and sort by CPU to see what the culprit may be.

    image below uses sorting by CPU as an example
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    Further reading:
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    This should answer most, if not all, of your battery questions:
    Apple Notebook Battery FAQ by GGJstudios
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