Windows Vista a notebook killer

Posted on Thursday, Oct 19 2006 @ 05:01 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inq reports Windows Vista will be a notebook battery killer:
Speaking to Wired, Nathan Brookwood of Insight 64pointed out that the Vista's operating system's graphics power demands will suck the life out of most batteries far too fast.

Punters who try to use Vista on their laptops will find themselves having to disable the graphics functions because their battery is going to dry far too quickly to be useful, he said.

Those rare laptops which have graphics cards that can handle Vista could be doomed to spend their life plugged into the mains..

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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