Vista's Aero glass draining laptop batteries

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by clevin, May 4, 2007.

  1. clevin macrumors G3

    clevin

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  2. Sesshi macrumors G3

    Sesshi

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    I get just under 8 hours from my G11 with Glass - a 1.1kg laptop.

    I get 3.5 hours from my SZ4 with Glass, a 1.7Kg laptop.
    I get 3.5 hours from my Macbook Pro, a 2.5kg laptop.

    More eye candy - more CPU cycles - more drain. It's not like you can't turn it off :rolleyes:
     
  3. Cybergypsy macrumors 68040

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    I get 7 hours of life with vista on my HP....
     
  4. intendedaccel macrumors member

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    This just in, using more power makes batteries drain faster.:eek:

    :D
     

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