MacBook throttle-down speed when on battery?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by jjo, Sep 23, 2007.

  1. jjo macrumors member

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    Does the MacBook throttle-down the processor speed when running on battery to conserve power?
     
  2. Cabbit macrumors 68020

    Cabbit

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    #2
    yes, its not a os level but a cpu level thing. it will clock down to 1GHz sometimes even lower. it dose this on power cord too, you the end user will never know its happening.
     

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