These include what the company calls Dynamic Power Coordination and Enhanced Deeper Sleep with Dynamic Cache Sizing, a new power savings mechanism that enables the Smart Cache Sizing Cache to dynamically flush system memory based on demand, or during periods of inactivity. The idea is to channel power only to those parts of the processor that need it.
Intel claims that laptops utilising the new processor can get five hours of battery life from a standard battery. Another welcome feature is Digital Media Boost, which is claimed to enhance floating point operation.
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