PowerTOP at LinuxCon 2015
During 2015 Alexandra Yates demoed/presented at LinuxCon Japan (June) and LinuxCon North America (August): "Case Study: Power State of an off-the-shelve system running Linux" In this talks Alexandra examined the power consumption of modern Intel Architecture Client computers. Using an off-the-shelve system running an “out of the box” Linux distributions. Alex demonstrated her methodology to achieve optimal system power using the available open source tools such as PowerTOP and TurboStat. Upon completion of the talks, the audience observed the life of the battery was extended up to five hours. Maximizing power resources include on Intel client platforms.