CPU speed vs Power supply ?

  bluetit 16:53 08 Jan 2003
  bluetit 16:53 08 Jan 2003

i have a Hi-Grade 1.8GHz laptop.
with mains supply connected the cpu speed is 1.8 GHz but when it's powered from the battery this drops down to 1.2GHz. Is this normal ?

  Djohn 16:57 08 Jan 2003

Wait for conformation, but I would think this to be correct to conserve battery life! J.

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