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What about under clocking the CPU? If you did that you could save some heat and battery life. I'm not sure if it would be worth it though. If you change the voltages then the CPU no longer throttles down when not being used.
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What about under clocking the CPU? If you did that you could save some heat and battery life. I'm not sure if it would be worth it though. If you change the voltages then the CPU no longer throttles down when not being used.
It will underclock itself when neeed. No need for you to do it.
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You guys are basing a lot of your opinions of overclocking a laptop on the fact that cooling it is very difficult. There have been significant improvements made in the design of laptop cooling systems, particularly with the newer laptops coming out that are meant to be overclocked. I am not saying I want to overclock a laptop, or that it's a good idea regardless, but it doesn't have to be as bad as many of you would suggest.
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You guys are basing a lot of your opinions of overclocking a laptop on the fact that cooling it is very difficult. There have been significant improvements made in the design of laptop cooling systems, particularly with the newer laptops coming out that are meant to be overclocked. I am not saying I want to overclock a laptop, or that it's a good idea regardless, but it doesn't have to be as bad as many of you would suggest.
exactly. 2.6 to 3GHz is not a big deal anyway; and remember this is a mobile chip, probably less power hungry than Q and QX series; i bet he didnt increase voltage at all
    
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