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Linux vs. Windows Power Usage

Oct 18, 2007, 10:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

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"Since publishing our Ubuntu power tests, where we had monitored the power consumption of the past six Ubuntu releases going back two years on a laptop, we've had repeated requests for a power comparison between Windows and different Linux distributions. Well, in this article are the first set of results from that testing. We've compared the power consumption of Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Fedora 7, and Ubuntu 7.10.

"For these tests we hadn't used the Lenovo ThinkPad R52 notebook again, but had turned to an older hardware configuration..."

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