MacBooks work better with battery

Macbook battery

Many users have noticed that MacBook work best when No. the battery, otherwise the system becomes slow, this being a strange design 'error', as corroborated by tests carried out by gearlog. Although noted in an August support article prior to the 2008 refresh, the systems drown the processor on purpose when you are receiving power only from the power adapter. The company said this process is necessary to protect the apparatus a eventual blackout if the work you need more power than the adapter can supply.

In the tests carried out, the drop in performance is significant downward in the test CINEBENCH R10 in a MacBook Pro de 2,53 GHz of 5,549 points to 3,504. The disparity leaves the system in a 63 % of their normal productivity, which is worrisome.

This is rare in most manufacturers of PCas they normally decrease the productivity of the processor when it is using power from the battery To lengthen their operational period, it is also possible that it complicated the long-term use of the portable de Apple if performance drops when the battery is discharged or about to run out. Users will need to purchase another battery or a new system, despite the state of the work itself.

Via | Faq-Mac

* Updated: December 9 2008, 18:40

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  1.   javiu2 said

    Either I am wrong or I do not know about this article, I understand the opposite that macbooks work worse without battery

  2.   broken said

    JaviU2 is right. In the Gearlog article it says just the opposite, that there is a performance drop when putting the battery in, and that therefore the advice is to leave the battery in.

  3.   gomac said

    It's the other way around, this has not been commented on in a lot of blogs forever. Kid, can you read?

  4.   I'm from mac said

    Thanks to JaviU2, Kirilan and Vamac for their comments. We have already updated the post and we apologize.


  5.   javiu2 said

    @I'm from Mac, I'm glad our feedback was helpful. Nothing happens, an error we have everything.

    Congratulations on the blog! 😉