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Re: [sc-dev] New PowerBooks, SC and CPU... ick...

This, maybe?



On 1/5/06, Joshua Parmenter <joshp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Basically, the ability to control the processor speed is gone on the
> new models. On the older one's you could open Energy Saver and tell
> the computer to always run at the top CPU speed. This has
> disappeared, and the new machines "automatically" adjust the CPU
> speed for CPU load. Problem is, this isn't very speedy (in SC terms
> at least). So, code that used to run at about a stable 40% on my old
> PB, now runs at 60% with HUGE spikes on the new one.

James Harkins /// dewdrop world

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