battery life

Forum discussion tagged with battery life.
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    Question SSD with Lowest Power Usage.

    I'm putting in a SATA SSD in my laptop and I wanted to know what SSD has the lowest power usage so I can increase my battey life. It uses a 2.5 SATA SSD. I have been looking around but there isn't really a good comparison of the power usage of different SSDs. From what I have found so far it...
  2. Danknank

    Question Asus TUF Laptop Battery Broken?

    So recently I've bought and used the asus tuf fx505dd model (I think it's similar with the dv or the dt counterparts with difference in the gpu & cpu SKU), but I've had this weird issue where before I upgraded the storage from just the hard drive to ssd the battery life was around 5-6 hours when...
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    Question battery isn't charging and notebook doesn't work without cable

    Hey everyboy! My battery doesn't work well. In the beginning, it started to discharge enormously quick, but now the notebook doesn't turn on without charging cable plugged in. When you place the mouse on battery icon it says "0% available (plugged in)". Then some time passed I understood that...
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    Question Need a Logitech G305 replacement

    I've been using a Logitech G305 for a year and a half now, and with the quality of its sensor and battery life, I have a hard time considering anything else. It seems in terms of long battery life mice Logitech has this and the G603 (along with replaceable batteries). Sadly, I've been affected...
  5. OrdJk

    what phone is better between the I phone xs max vs the s10 plus ?

    If you have a strong opinion about one over the other then tell me most of the points you have against the other phone. Thanks :)
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    [SOLVED] Removing second HDD to improve battery life?

    Hey guys! First post. I have a Inspiron 15 7567 Gaming Laptop. (Link below) https://www.notebookcheck.net/Dell-Inspiron-15-7000-7567-Gaming-Notebook-Review.196454.0.html It is the variant being reviewed in the link with the 6 cell 75W battery, so the battery life is already pretty decent for...
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    [SOLVED] Removing second HDD to improve battery life?

    Hey guys! First post. I have a Inspiron 15 7567 Gaming Laptop. (Link below) https://www.notebookcheck.net/Dell-Inspiron-15-7000-7567-Gaming-Notebook-Review.196454.0.html It is the variant being reviewed in the link with the 6 cell 75W battery, so the battery life is already pretty decent for...
  8. lordvanko

    [SOLVED] Laptop good enough?

    I have decided to buy a Lenovo Legion Y530 i5-8300H 1050TI 2x8 gigs of ram. I'm going to use it for gaming when I'm away, but mainly for my coding lectures. My question is will it last for 3:30 hours non stop work?
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    RX 580 - Performance Maximum?

    I just got a new RX 580, it works like a charm, and I was wondering what settings I should use to get the most out of my games. I've been testing it out and so far I seem to max around the same frame rate regardless of my settings (High, Medium, Low, Ultra, etc). If anyone has any tips to either...
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    Newbie PC Build - How does this look?

    Hello Tom's HW community, I'm a complete newbie at building PC's (first day looking into components on PC Case Gear) - I have the assistance of a friend who built a PC 4-5 years ago, but he said a lot has changed. The components we've picked, he made sure to match the CPU socket to the...
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    Monitor turning off for 5-10 seconds in all games.

    Hey, my PC specs are as follows, GTX 580, I7 960 (none are oc'ed) 8GB RAM, TX650 Corsair PSU, Benq XL2420T Monitor. I've had this PC for roughly 5 years now and it has been great, but the past 2 weeks I've been having an issue in all games where the monitor randomly turns completely black for...
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    Should i use only the cpu

    Me and my brother made a New gaming pc, the problem is that we already had an old gpu from an old pc, and my brother says that we should not use the gpu, Because the New cpu has the same power than the old gpu so the old gpu is not necessary. (we did not bought a New gpu Because we did not...
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    AMD Radeon RX480 G1 Overheating/Bugging

    Hey, I've bought the new GPU called "AMD Radeon RX480 G1" (8GB Ram) and when i started playing games, the GPU is getting to 100 degrees and its crashing, sometimes I dont know why is that happening but when its crashing this is what happends: -i cant hear anything (Sounds from the game, Skype...
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    Upgrades Needed to Run TW Warhammer

    I recently bought Warhammer and found my set up struggles to run it. I know I have an easy option in increasing the RAM memory, which will help, but I suspect I need to buy a new graphics card as well. So I am after some suggestions as to what card would be compatible and what else I might need...
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    Windows 10 key

    Is it safe to buy windows 10 keys off of ebay like this http://www.ebay.com/itm/Windows-10-Pro-32-64-bit-Retail-Key-Digital-Delivery-/272287861865?hash=item3f659f0c69:g:~f0AAOSwepJXZ~Zl
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    Acer XB240H monitor, when enetering games changes the blacks to look faded and more grey

    Hey guys I just got my new 144hz monitor with G-sync and once I got all settings up and changed to 144hz the screen flickered a few times and when it come back on the shades of black looked a lot lighter more of a grey than a black I read around about playing with the colour vibrancy in the...
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    My motherboard wont boot up

    My motherboard is not powering up thus the computer is not booting up, I tried the list of things to do and none of them worked,this is my hardware -Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-H Micro-ATX Motherboard -ASUS EAH6450 SILENT/DI/1G -AMD Athlon X4 860K - 3.7GHz -G.SKILL Value Series 8GB 240-Pin DDR3...
  18. GMPoisoN

    Windows 8 Ultrabook Corrupted

    Attempted (poorly) to install a distro of Linux onto a USB off the laptop to use it as a boot usb. (I believe) I ended up mistaking the 16 gb ssd (for boot) in the laptop for my 16 gb flash drive I had plugged in, so I'm fairly sure I screwed my laptop due to this bad install. It's an Asus...
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    Best AMD CPU for GTX 750ti ?

    Hi guys i have a Nvidia Geforce GTX 750ti and my processor is AMD Athlon II X2 245 . I need to upgrade my processor coz this processor bottlenecks and i cant play any latest games ( farcry 4 , AC unity ) smoothly even in low... My MOBO is : BIOSTAR a960g+ Suggest the best processor i can play...
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    FX 6300 Bottleneck

    Specifications: AMD FX 6300 Stock Clocks XFX R9 270 6GB RAM Gigabyte 970-A DS3P Samsung 840 Evo SSD 120GB Old 300GB WD HDD XFX 450W PSU So,Here is my problem.Since I got my new R9 270 for christmas,I noticed that my fps In games hops up and down a lot and is generally really low.I have tried...