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Thread: Intel SNB RC6 On Linux 3.1 Is Both Good & Bad

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    Default Intel SNB RC6 On Linux 3.1 Is Both Good & Bad

    Phoronix: Intel SNB RC6 On Linux 3.1 Is Both Good & Bad

    As a follow-up to this morning's Linux 3.1 Enhances Sandy Bridge, Preps For Ivy Bridge article that looked at the Intel SNB graphics performance with the new Linux 3.1 kernel, here's a look at the power consumption when enabling RC6...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTAwNjU

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    I don't mind the increased power consumption during heavy gfx load. In fact, when I play games, I'm almost always on AC. The lower power consumption at idle is a big benefit to RC6!

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