[ltp] X200 Battery Life

John Li linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 19 Dec 2008 11:44:18 -0500

On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 08:49:02PM +1030, Andrew Mason wrote:
> 6W! I can't get anywhere close to that. Do you have an X200s ? Mine is
> just an X200 and I am around 10 most of the time. Just going to try
> the pcie thing now in the kernel but ...yeh..wow!

Just to add another data point, I've found pretty similar numbers -
~5W at the very lowest on Vista, usually ~6W with lots of
power-saving, but closer to ~8-9W on Linux.

The PCIE power-saving option didn't help on my X200 - apparently the
BIOS already sets it to save power?