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Sorry for the delay in responding. These came in while I was at Macworld Expo.
The battery on the MacBook lasts longer than the MacBook Pro for both Mac OS X and Windows. The primary reasons are that the processor is not as fast, the screen is not as big, and the MBP has its faster graphics processor turned on for these tests.
Arrrggh! I guess I need to try to express myself better! In the testing of the MacBook, with either emulator running XP, the battery time is about 150 minutes. With either emulator running Win 7, the battery time jumps up to about 215 minutes, roughly a 40% increase. When testing the MacBook Pro, there is virtually *no* difference in the battery life between the emulators running XP or 7. I'm wondering why there is a (significant) performance increase with Win 7 on the MacBook, vs. XP, but no concurrent performance increase on the Pro?
Whew! Thanks for your help!
If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention...
I said the same thing, but misread what he asked also.
Originally Posted By: scottyb
Yes, I understand what you are saying, comparing the MacBook with the MacBook Pro. But what *I'm* asking is why, when comparing the emulators running XP vs. the emulators running 7, there is a significant time difference on the MacBook, but virtually no time difference on the 'Pro?
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