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jcrockerman jcrockerman is offline
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Default Re: OSX shorten battery life? - 04-09-2009, 04:14 AM

I get about 3 and a half hours

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Default Re: OSX shorten battery life? - 04-23-2009, 01:23 AM

HI, I am running the stock 512 ram 8gb ssd osx 10.5.6 and getting about 3:45 out of it.. excellent battery life..
I went into the bios and disabled bluetooth and intel speed step... so it runs the cpu on conserve mode all the time.. seems very stable... and I have about 1.3gb free space... i also disabled legacy usb support and sleep works flawless about 80% of the time and even when it does mess up it just repeats the zero key, I hit escape a few times and its good...
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Default Re: OSX shorten battery life? - 04-23-2009, 01:53 AM

That's a thought... There's a SpeedStep enabler floating around here on the forums (VoodooPower, I think). Does anyone have any substantial before/after numbers for battery life with it?

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Default Re: OSX shorten battery life? - 04-23-2009, 08:15 PM

VoodooPower adds about 20-25 mins to a full battery charge. You'll see a jump from 3:45 to about 4:10.

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