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Forum: Hardware 2008-07-17, 13:43
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By drewster1829
Okay, apparently it's not due to thermal...

Okay, apparently it's not due to thermal protection...throttling seems to not be supported on my processor:


laptop:/proc/acpi/processor/CPU0$ cat throttling
<not supported>...
Forum: Lounge 2008-07-17, 03:38
Replies: 271
Views: 23,596
Posted By drewster1829
For the record, I think that octane ratings in...

For the record, I think that octane ratings in the US are different than the rest of the world (please correct me if I'm mistaken). The octane on the pumps in the US are the average of Research...
Forum: Hardware 2008-07-17, 03:25
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By drewster1829
I'll have to check it out. There's a good...

I'll have to check it out. There's a good possibility it is thermal throttling, since I noticed at 1.73 the fan speed seems to vary a bit, while a the other clock speeds, it's constant. Also, it...
Forum: Hardware 2008-07-17, 00:27
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By drewster1829
Yeah, thanks for asking. I cleaned it just a...

Yeah, thanks for asking. I cleaned it just a couple months ago. I had problems with overheating under nominal CPU load, and I ended up dismantling my whole laptop and blowing out the dust (probably...
Forum: Hardware 2008-07-16, 03:22
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By drewster1829
Mprime is faster on lower CPU clock speed

I'm running mprime on several of my machines, including the laptop I'm typing this on (I need to hurry, so I can kill gdm and get back to text mode!). It's a 3 year old Toshiba Satellite M55-S331...
Forum: Lounge 2008-07-14, 22:45
Replies: 9
Views: 5,326
Posted By drewster1829
I totally agree...but let me ask you, could this...

I totally agree...but let me ask you, could this apply to cars as well? Consider two otherwise equal cars, except one has a 1,000 pound higher gross weight evenly distributed...that increases the...
Forum: Lounge 2008-07-14, 02:29
Replies: 9
Views: 5,326
Posted By drewster1829
I disagree. Friction is where nearly ALL the...

I disagree. Friction is where nearly ALL the energy goes. When accelerating, you're burning fuel, but increasing the kinetic energy of the car and occupants (minus engine friction, driveline...
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