Quote Originally Posted by Agross View Post
I tried it last night on a Trinity laptop ( A10 + discrete 7670M ) and there is no noticeable difference in power consumption. The laptop is still very warm in basic usage ( compared to windows ).
Have you tried disabling the discrete chip? Your A10 is no higher wattage than my A8-3500 (35 watt), and mine sits most of the time with the CPU fan OFF. Fan goes on only when ambient is extra warm or when I start working it.