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    Phoronix: Intel Continues Working On Significant GPU Power Optimization For The Linux Kernel

    A set of kernel patches to Intel's graphics driver helps improve the GPU power consumption to the extent of on Chrome OS seeing about 45 minutes extra battery life and several percent under the likes of Ubuntu Linux...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...Opt-V7-Battery

  • #2
    Interesting, so a power gating opportunity that has been missed.

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    • #3
      Does this mean that the optimization already exist for Wind0ws and this is just for the Linux Kernel? Or does it mean something the Linux Kernel will get that not even Windows will get?

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      • #4
        I'm itching to give this a spin especially since power drain on my CFL went up 10-15% since 5.5 on light OpenGL loads. Okay the patch hasn't been merged into drm-tip yet. Waiting patiently....

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