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Undervolting Toshiba Satellite M 70

by aiglehawk / February 8, 2006 1:31 PM PST

I wonder if i need undervolting my lappy in the presence of Toshiba power Saver. Does NHC

can still be useful in the presence of Toshiba power Saver.

Any user?
Toshiba Satellite M 70
Pentium M 1.73 512 15.4

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Why do this?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 8, 2006 8:21 PM PST

I've used laptops for years and there are 100+ at the office and never had to do this.


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yes it will help
by 0wnz / February 9, 2006 3:26 AM PST
In reply to: Why do this?

The toshiba power saver feature doesn't (or at least, shouldn't) reduce the voltage supplied to the cpu. Undervolting should give you a benefit, even with the toshiba software, just be carefull. I suggest using a utility like prime95 to push cpu to the limit while undervolting to make sure its stable, and then running it for a few hours to test stability. When done right, undervolting can lead to longer battery life and a cooler running cpu.

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