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MacBook Pro - Question About Battery Life


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Does your battery last longer if you play a dvd on your laptop, or download a movie to your hard drive? I think the latter, but am I correct?
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Not sure, but I believe downloading it is the correct answer. Your hard drive will be working either way. This way at least the optical drive isn't spinning as well.
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I'd say dvd if it's on your HDD and downloading if it's an actual DVD
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