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Memory speed vs battery life

by ksc218 / May 3, 2006 9:20 AM PDT

Will the higher speed of memory from a 2GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 533MHz to a 2GB Shared Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 667MHz be a big enough of an improvement to sacrifice whatever battery life a may lose?

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(NT) (NT) Nope.
by Coryphaeus / May 3, 2006 1:57 PM PDT
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True but....
by jelgert / May 4, 2006 6:28 AM PDT

If your going to factor that into your battery life also consider the new cool down features(step down etc.) Dual core processors also use less power factoring in step down technology than their predesesors new mobile graphics cards also consume less power than b4. I don't know about your preferance but I'd take the faster access to my RAM expecially looking to the future and the more RAM intensive applications of Vista anyways just some things to consider.

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