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CPUIdle type progs ?

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Andy Pandy

New Member
Joined
Feb 3, 2001
Is it the case that CPUIdle type programmes are not required from Win98SE onward since the OS now actually performs this function of decreasing voltage to the chip when idle?

I am running WinME !
 

Jon

Just Another Retired Moderator
Joined
Dec 19, 2000
Location
Lawrenceville, GA
Far as I know, only Win2K and possibly NT 4.0 have the HLT commands already present. WinMe, in my opinion, is 98SE with a system restore and a few well known MSCONFIG tweaks already configured...not to mention the Win2K interface.

If you are interested in running one of these programs then go ahead. I don't see any point in running anything just to cool my processor...especially when it's idling. Supposed to be cool then anyways.