[Canonical-tech] Final set of results from the Power Management Blueprint

Colin Ian King colin.king at canonical.com
Wed Mar 28 17:27:04 UTC 2012


On 28/03/12 17:09, Mark Shuttleworth wrote:
> On 28/03/12 14:46, Colin Ian King wrote:
>> Now beta2 is nearly here I ran some (very simple) tests last night and
>> this morning on Unity 2D vs 3D to see how they compare in terms of
>> power consumption on a HP Mini 210 (Atom N450) and a Lenovo X220i
>> (Sandybridge, i3).
>
> Awesome work, Colin. Thank you! Both for the reporting and the
> improvements in 12.04.
>
> Should we be worried about the 100mA idle delta between 2D and 3D on the
> Lenovo?

It is of interest to find out why this is, so I will see if I can find 
out what is the root cause, but it could be anywhere in the layers of 
sub-systems.

Colin

>
> Mark





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