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June 9, 2012 9:56:53 AM

Ok , i am using sony vaio VPCEB34EN which is avail only in india(as opposed toVPCEB34##) which are E-series laptop. I have ati 5450HD.aBut when i bought it, it promised 2 hour battery life(and i was like atleast i get to game something),; Turns out it offers 1:15 in balanced.(in high performance it is like 30 mins)
Also it is now 35 mins for 70% in balanced and the battery suck. Should i change my battery or is it all?
And isn't 5450 equivalent to intel 3000 series???

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a b D Laptop
June 9, 2012 10:17:02 AM

Yeah battery life is more or less a scam, its mostly for people who just browse the web casually, and any type of load on the components and the battery life completely tanks
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a b D Laptop
June 9, 2012 10:19:13 AM

in general laptop battery estimates are a best case. don't expect to game on battery. for 2 hours you need it in low power mode with the brightness turned down and wifi off
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a b D Laptop
June 9, 2012 11:27:42 AM

So how long do you have it? If you're still in the warranty period, you might have chances to have it exchanged.
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June 12, 2012 5:24:33 AM

yeah, must go for intel 3000 hd graphics hereafter for lappie; Not amd(atari). Battery hogs!
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June 12, 2012 5:24:48 AM

Best answer selected by thiduck.
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