Ben CPU question

Werner Almesberger werner at almesberger.net
Sat Sep 17 00:11:34 EDT 2011


cenobyte at dragoncrypt.com wrote:
> Even 5w is really low.

Hmm, at 5 W, it would suck the Ben's battery dry within about half
an hour. If I remember correctly, the Ben draws something between
0.5 and 1 W.

Of course, M1 isn't optimized for low power consumption. So there's
probably quite some potential for optimization.

> The most efficient netbook I know of takes 13 when charging.

Netbooks are pigs ;-)

- Werner




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