laptop

Alienware laptop integrates GPU for energy efficiency

Posted in alienware, dell, energy-efficiency, laptop on August 11th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Alienware’s M11x laptop is targeted at the gaming community and brings energy efficiency to its design with automated switching of CPU and GPU.  …

…   “Optimus is essentially an automated processor switch that will automatically alternate between your system’s integrated CPU and dedicated, or discrete, GPU to maximize performance and energy efficiency. “   …

Via IGN: Alienware M11x Laptop.

Lenovo Green Laptop Line

Posted in cpu, energy-efficiency, energy-star-5, epeat-gold, laptop, lenovo, thinkpad on April 21st, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

Here is Lenovo’s take on sustainable laptops. …

… “L series laptops also are ranked EPEAT Gold, meet Energy Star 5.0 standards for efficiency, and boast 40% more energy efficiency than previous ThinkPads. ” …

Via Fast Company: Lenovo L Series

Lenovo L Series Latop Energy Efficiency

MSI Wind Energy Efficiency

Posted in energy-efficiency, laptop, msi-wind, netbook, pc on May 21st, 2009 by FrankM – Comments Off

Notebook EU Flower Certification

Posted in achievement, assessments, asus, award, certification, computer-equipment, drives, eco-certification, eco-friendly, epeat-gold, green-asus, initiatives, laptop, notebook-computer, sustainability on November 25th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

ASUS notebook receives EU Flower certification

ASUS achieves the first EU Flower Eco Award for computers on its N Series line of notebooks computers. …

… “This achievement validates the eco-friendliness of ASUS’ N Series notebooks, which had already been honored with prestigious EPEAT (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) Gold awards in October this year. On a broader note, it is also a reflection of the growing momentum of ASUS’ sustainability drive – Green ASUS – which it initiated in 2000. ” …

Via ASUS: Eco Certification for Computers

Notebook Computer Power Savings Roadmap

Posted in amd-advanced-micro-devices, cpu, future, graphics-processor, laptop, notebook-computer, power-savings, processor, roadmap, sabine, savings on November 20th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Power savings are on the CPU roadmap from AMD. …

… “APU is AMD speak for a CPU and a graphics processor on one piece of silicon. AMD expects Sabine to bring significant power savings to notebook computers. ” …

Via DailyTech: Future Processors

See Where e-Waste Goes

Posted in country-china, e-waste, laptop, pc, recycle, video on November 10th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Desktop Footprint is Green Opportunity

Posted in dell, desktops, energy-star-4-compliant, enterprise, epa, footprint, laptop, management, opportunity, procurement on November 4th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Energy star desktop equipment
The enterprise desktop footprint is the next big opportunity for energy efficiency through better management of the installed base and procurement of new, more-efficient equipment. …

… “You can generate as big of an electricity bill with 100,000 clients around the world as you can with two or three big data centers. ” …

Via Forbes: Green Machine

ENERGY STAR Computers: “Desktop and notebook (laptop) computers, game consoles, integrated computer systems, desktop-derived servers and workstations are all eligible to earn the ENERGY STAR. “

Green Battery Disposal

Posted in battery, boston-power, disposal, laptop, notebook-computer, recycle, survey on October 31st, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Boston Power sponsors survey to understand the habits of notebook users and green trends. …

… “Notebook owners have employed a range of methods to dispose of notebook computer batteries, including manufacturer-related disposal (7 percent), recycling centers (6 percent), exchanging where the replacement was purchased (6 percent) and placing in a bin at a retail outlet (5 percent). Conversely, 4 percent discarded the battery in the trash. ” …

Via Boston-Power: Greener, Better Batteries

Green Laptop Design Features

Posted in configuration, configuration-management, dell, design, energy-star-4-compliant, epeat-gold, green-computing, halogen-free, laptop, recycle, ups on August 13th, 2008 by FrankM – Comments Off

Dell green laptop features
Dell incorporates green features into its new laptop computers. …

… “The new Latitude mainstream and ultra-portable laptops, as well as Dell Precision mobile workstations, are available with Energy Star 4.0-compliant configurations and meet EPEAT Gold rated configurations. The Latitude E4200 is Dell’s first notebook offering a motherboard containing halogen-free laminates, as well as halogen-free chassis plastics and fan housings. The ultra-portable laptop also ships in packaging that is up to 99-percent recyclable by weight. ” …

Via Dell: Business Laptops