Battery life is something we’ve always struggled with since computers became portable. With the release of Windows 10 Microsoft has introduced new features to help users get better battery life out of their devices. If you have upgraded recently to Windows 10 or have purchased a new device with Windows 10 installed here are some features and tips to get the most out of the battery life.
I’m sure you have been hearing the reports about compatibility issues with Haswell desktop processors and certain power supplies. That is because Haswell processors have a new sleep state called C6 and C7. In these states the processor is nearly shut off, bringing down the power consumption. Intel’s laptop processors in the Haswell will have the same feature as well as better power effeciency. Intel has said that Haswell processsors offer 50% more battery life in laptops than did their “Ivy Bridge” predecessors did.