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- Ernest Fowler
January 19, 2008, 11:23 am
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driver from AMD. The latest driver version is v1.3.2.0053 dated 9/7/07.
They are available at
My Acer Aspire 5102WLMi gets about 2hrs with XP and using their "Empowering
Technology" software. You can get that from Acer as a download. BTW, if
you use their on line help, expect them to take about two weeks to provide
you with an answer.
Ernie in Kansas City, Kansas, USA
The other day I picked up a new laptop. I have no programs that
are compatible with Vista so I downgraded it to XP. I'm still hunting
for all the drivers ... but that's not my question!
I have noticed with utilities like CPU-Z that the CPU clock is not
throttled down when it is running on batteries. The CPU is still
blazing along at full speed sucking the life out of the battery. I
was lucky to get 90 minutes out of it!
My question is why isn't it automatically throttling down like my
What can I do to get it to throttle down while running on batteries?
- Turion 64 x2 TL-50 (1.6 GHz, "Taylor" core)
- 120 GB hard drive (SATA)
- 2 GB of memory
- Atheros WiFi card, LAN, modem, etc.
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