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Make laptop run cooler + low power?

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I am trying to make my laptop run cooler + save power since it will be running pretty much 24/7. By the way I do not need it to be powerful, just be able to run a program 24/7 that doesn't stress the cpu.
So far I disabled all cores (1 core now), changed dynamic cpu freq to always low. What i'm trying to do now is set it to lowest freq state (1600mhz I believe?) how do I do that? I thought I could change that in power settings in C.P but can't find it anywhere. It runs at 2.3ghz.

Laptop specs:
cpu: core i7 3610qm 2.3 ghz
GPU: Intel HD 4000
Ram: 8gb 1600 mhz
15'6 screen 1366x768 res
Thanks!
Edited by windowszp - 6/24/13 at 5:29pm
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i'd just turn on all the powersaving features to max... you're probably not going to get much more out of it then that.
 
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Turn the wi-fi radio off if you aren't using it.
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Turn the wi-fi radio off if you aren't using it.
and bluetooth, any bluetooth device will slaughter your battery.
 
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