"As we had shared yesterday in our ATI v8.19.10 Linux
performance article there is not much in the way of gaming
performance improvements brought to the table with this latest
driver release but that's not to say this build is malnourished.
Highlighted in this new Linux driver release is a Frame Buffer
Objects (FBO) mode in fgl_glxgears, initial suspend/resume support
on capable kernels, and finally PowerPlay support. For those
unfamiliar with this mobile-oriented power management technology,
it allows the user to switch power consumption modes in order to
save upon battery-life for your laptop/notebook. Of course,
altering the power states will adjust your core and memory
frequencies as well as the voltage supplied to the parts. Today we
will be sharing a small preview of what has to come from this ATI
technology now supported under Linux. To start with, below is ATI's
official release note regarding PowerPlay in the v8.19.10
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