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...
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!