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    Default Linux 3.11 May Lower Intel Power Consumption

    Phoronix: Linux 3.11 May Lower Intel Power Consumption

    It's still being investigated, but early indications are that the Linux 3.11 kernel is consuming less power at least for Intel CPUs...

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

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    Why is it measured in milliwatts and not kilowatts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaptix View Post
    Why is it measured in milliwatts and not kilowatts?
    I won't sleep until this gets answered

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yorgos View Post
    I won't sleep until this gets answered
    Then you are gonna die tired my friend :P

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    Values are the same and considering energy usage of modern laptops, it's easier to show it in mW.

    Edit: I guess, I have been trolled. (-_-)'
    Last edited by flecht; 07-26-2013 at 05:59 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaptix View Post
    Why is it measured in milliwatts and not kilowatts?
    i think you mean Watts

    Kilo = 1000
    Mili = 1/1000

    Edit: yeah me too (-_-)'
    Last edited by jrch2k8; 07-26-2013 at 06:02 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrch2k8 View Post
    i think you mean Watts

    Kilo = 1000
    Mili = 1/1000
    I blame the alcohol.

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    can we get some power usage benchs about the new dynaticks system??(been there since 3.10, never saw even mentioned anywhere.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by sireangelus View Post
    can we get some power usage benchs about the new dynaticks system??(been there since 3.10, never saw even mentioned anywhere.)
    Or different Schedulers, or ...
    (And lattency measures, as long as Michael wont provide avrg. lattency first )

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaptix View Post
    Why is it measured in milliwatts and not kilowatts?
    Hey, it's not an AMD FX-9000 series CPU...

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