[ltp] Re: [T410s] Fan running constantly

Claudius Hubig linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 18 May 2011 17:15:57 +0200

Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>I don't have a T410 so maybe I'm talking about something unrelated, but
>at least my T60's power consumption when idle has never gone nearly as
>low under GNU/Linux (lowest ever for me: 12.3W) as under Windows
>(lowest below 10W; only time I booted Windows on this machine).

I=E2=80=99ve recently used my T410s at about 8.6W for a while, mainly
displaying a PDF with a dimmed display and wifi/bluetooth/wwan turned

Obviously, the fan also turned itself off (i. e. was told to by

I doubt that you can achieve much less with an i5 and a 14" display.

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