[lug] Linux laptops

Kevin Fenzi kevin at scrye.com
Wed Dec 17 10:11:29 MST 2014

On Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:54:20 -0700
Quentin Hartman <qhartman at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been researching the Yoga Pro 3 pretty heavily, and one
> important note about it is that it is one of the first machines on
> the market with one of the Core M CPUs, which look great on paper,
> but this particular implementation seems to have problems. It looks
> like they are over-aggressively throttling the CPU and as a result
> people are having performance trouble. It's unclear if it's a
> Windows / Driver issue or a BIOS issue since I haven't found anyone
> who has done any testing in the real world. Unless you are willing to
> be a guinea pig, it might be worth holding out until the root of the
> problem is identified and/or resolved.

Thats a bummer. ;( 

I was hoping the new cpu would help battery life... oh well. 

If someone wants to buy me one, I'd be happy to review it and let you
know if the cpu issues are a problem. ;) 

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