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  • kvuj
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    While I expected the performance difference, the 3 Watts savings is really impressive.

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  • jacob
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    Apart from less code bloat, Wayland also implies less context switches than x11. This is just GNOME's wayland implementation getting mature and starting to deliver on the promised advantages over x11.

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  • ddriver
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    Well, considering how much bloat and needless legacy functionality x has, that's no wonder.

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  • GNOME's Wayland Session Shows Potential For Better Battery Life Than With X.Org

    Phoronix: GNOME's Wayland Session Shows Potential For Better Battery Life Than With X.Org

    While not talked about as much as raw performance and other factors, but in the recent testing of the Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Gen2 laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U, it was observed that the GNOME Wayland session by default on Ubuntu 21.10 is delivering better battery life / lower power consumption than using the GNOME X.Org session...

    https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pa...Better-Battery
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