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OSX 10.8.3 battery life Sept 2010 MBP


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I have seen a few comments indicating that battery life on a 2010 MBP drops considerably when OSX 10.8.3 is installed. Is this true? If so, why? Is there a really good reason to "upgrade" from 10.6.8 given stories like that?

15" MBP Sept 2010
8 Gb RAM
2.66 GHz Intel Core i7
500 Gb HD
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I have seen a few comments indicating that battery life on a 2010 MBP drops considerably when OSX 10.8.3 is installed. Is this true? If so, why? Is there a really good reason to "upgrade" from 10.6.8 given stories like that?
I'm thinking that you're not reading the correct articles. Earlier versions of Mountain Lion were supposed to have battery runtime issues (10.8.1)...but since the release of 10.8.2...at least some of the battery issues are supposed to have been resolved. And with OS 10.8.3...no additional issues:

Battery Life Improves Dramatically in OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2

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- Almost full hard drive? Some solutions. Out of Space
- Apple Battery Info. Battery
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- Almost full hard drive? Some solutions. Out of Space
- Apple Battery Info. Battery
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