Core i7 for Notebooks

45 to 55 Watt Thermal Design Power (TDP), self over-clocking (Turbo Boost) by up to ten 133MHz steps (on some models this means by over 50%!). On battery power for about 1 hour (under full CPU load) and up to around 2.5 hours for a more idle workload.

So basing on an average 50W for an i7 this means an Intel i7 consumes approximately 20 times the energy of an N-series Intel Atom (2.5W)!

This is a joke, isn’t it?

Update: decide yourself how much of a joke the mobile i7 is, …

Update 2:And still an issue, …

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