mini users: turn "allow nap" off...

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  1. turbo91

    turbo91 New Member

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    makes it noticably more responsive. it's just a bit louder because the fan runs a lot more often.
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    allow nap?

    you mean sleep? i haven't noticed an "allow nap" setting on any mac ever. :)

    where does one find this setting?
     
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    I believe you need to download the CHUD tools. Isn't NAP the thing which allows the processor to throttle up/down depending on load?
     
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    I believe so. It did appear in system preferences after installing the CHUD tools.
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    :cool:

    installing it now. probably wouldn't be the best idea to disable NAP on a PowerBook, but i'll definitely give it a try on my PowerMac and my friend's Mac mini!
     
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    I dunno, it could be on the mini for heat flow reasons... and on the PowerMacs (G5s at least) it might lead to unnecessary increase in workload for the fans :dunno: YMMV
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    And would probably lead to significantly lower battery life on a PowerBook, no?
     
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    Under idling/web surfing conditions the fans are on just a bit (can barely hear them). If I start playing a game they go on full speed...if nap is turned on, I usually can't hear the fans while playing a game. I don't think it will harm anything...but I don't think I'd recommend it for a laptop.
     

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