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Hi there. I have a razer blade 2015 and I was wondering what the difference turning the backlight on would do to battery life. Would I see a noticable difference in my laptops battery. 

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18 minutes ago, Tigercub72 said:

Hi there. I have a razer blade 2015 and I was wondering what the difference turning the backlight on would do to battery life. Would I see a noticable difference in my laptops battery. 

I wouldn't imagine it would make that much of a difference as there's only like 80 of them. Maybe it would cut down on requisite processing power if you're doing complicated lighting effects, but I still doubt it would make that much of a difference. Best way to find out is just to try it.


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probably, during idle

 

probably slightly if you're underload


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You'd probably get more if you dimmed the monitor and stressed the HW less.  LEDs usually don't take much to power, so that wouldn't be as effective.


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Turning my backlight off yields an additional hour of use so yea


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