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I want to underclock my MBP's 2.4GHz Core2Duo to 1.6GHz to conserve battery, but ONLY on the OS-X partition. I want it to stay 2.4GHz on the Windows partition so I can do some gaming.

Is there any way to do this?
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You have a MacBook. It cannot be done.

And particularly, you cannot customize the clock speed/voltage in a way that when you use a different OS it changes.
Unless you have a software overclocking utility on which you can do it manually. But I really doubt there is anything like that compatible with a Mac laptop.

My C2D could not be overclocked. It ran on 2.4GHz as well.
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Originally Posted by ComradeNF View Post
I want to underclock my MBP's 2.4GHz Core2Duo to 1.6GHz to conserve battery, but ONLY on the OS-X partition. I want it to stay 2.4GHz on the Windows partition so I can do some gaming.

Is there any way to do this?
You can do that on Hackintoshes using a program called Pstatechanger, but I don't know if it works with real Macs.
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I don't think there's a way either.... steve won't let you
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