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T400s BIOS 1.14 is LIVE: "Reduced power consumption"

2010-05-05, 11:48 AM

There is a new BIOS available for the T400s.


The changelog reads too good to be true: "Reduced power consumption".


Can anyone confirm this?


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Re: T400s BIOS 1.14 is LIVE: "Reduced power consumption"

2010-05-05, 12:21 PM
Heh and what exactly would you like to confirm? It is there several hours, nobody can have real expoerience :-) I belive in some power consumtion reduction, on the other hand i do not expect something really revolutionary. I do not have power consumption problems on my laptop, anyway i have upgraded my BIOS to new one :-) Much better change is previous BIOS utility to enable secure disk erase. I have made a system backup by Rescue and Recovery, did secure erase of my SSD from BIOS and restred back the system. The perfomrance disc index in Windows 7 changed from 5.9 to 7.1 This i see as really good. This is not TRIM, but more than nothing for SSD in T400s. :-)
Lenovo T440s, 20AQ0067MC, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 UEFI, Samsung 840 EVO SSD 250 GB, 8 GB RAM
Lenovo T430s, 2356LQG, Windows 8.1 Pro x64 UEFI, Intel 520 SSD 180 GB, 8 GB RAM
Lenovo T420s, 4171-6SG, Windows 8 Pro x64 UEFI, Intel 320 SSD 120 GB, 8 GB RAM
Lenovo T400s, 2808-CYG, Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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Re: T400s BIOS 1.14 is LIVE: "Reduced power consumption"

2010-05-16, 21:17 PM

Maybe a little bit? But my notebook is doing well as long as I've got the ericsson umts card deactivated in device manager :)


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Re: T400s BIOS 1.14 is LIVE: "Reduced power consumption"

2010-05-18, 20:03 PM

I run off battery every so often and upgraded to 1.14 a few days ago.. So far, it does actually seem like my system does a good bit better on battery power.. To the tune of maybe an extra 30 minutes... Perhaps more even... But, I could just be dreaming it up!

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