Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Get HideMyAss! VPN, PC Mag's Top 10 VPNs of 2016 for 55% off for a Limited Time ×
Windows

Submission + - Can Ubuntu Linux Consume Less Power Than Windows? (phoronix.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Now that the big Linux kernel power regression has been solved it looks like Ubuntu 11.04 can compete with Microsoft Windows 7 in terms of overall power usage. New tests revealed by Phoronix show the power consumption of Ubuntu 11.04 vs. Windows 7 operating systems. On a range of different systems, the power consumption of the Linux OS was comparable to that of Windows except for a few select workloads and systems.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Can Ubuntu Linux Consume Less Power Than Windows?

Comments Filter:

"Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago." -- Bernard Berenson

Working...