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  • cynic
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    Originally posted by creoflux View Post

    Was it Turbo button with the LED mHz readout?
    it was just a single LED! displays indicating the clock frequency came years later!
    BTW the turbo frequency was 12MHz while the "normal" one was 6!

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  • creoflux
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    Originally posted by cynic View Post

    I really miss my 286 "Turbo" button
    Was it Turbo button with the LED mHz readout?

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  • cynic
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    Originally posted by creoflux View Post
    There is a marketing angle where it is a physical knob that goes to 11. Could be this generation's "Turbo" button.
    I really miss my 286 "Turbo" button

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  • treba
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    This sound really nice. Having to install 3rd party management daemons can't be a solution for ever. Having easily manageable profiles, supported by the DE, easily manageable in the settings - another sweet step forwards

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  • creoflux
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    There is a marketing angle where it is a physical knob that goes to 11. Could be this generation's "Turbo" button.

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  • Radtraveller
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    Would this “fix” gnome mouse freezing issues after extended use?
    Replacing gnome with, ie, xfce gets rid of usb mouse issues...
    not sure giving up performance is worth keeping gnome though.

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  • Linux Could Soon Have A New Knob For Toggling Performance/Power-Profile For Laptops

    Phoronix: Linux Could Soon Have A New Knob For Toggling Performance/Power-Profile For Laptops

    With upstream work Red Hat is engaged in for supporting HP and Lenovo laptops on Linux, a new standardized sysfs interface is being discussed for exposing the performance-profile option on newer laptops so users can more easily select their desired laptop power/performance characteristics...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-Profile-Sysfs
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