June 14th, 2010, 03:05 PM
I just bought a new desktop replacement and am trying to squeeze out as much battery life as possible from it. Right now, I get about ~2.5 hours max on a full charge. I've enabled disk encryption in the installer, and have searched for threads pertaining to encryption and battery life. Some say yes, others no. So what do you guys think? Does disk encryption decrease battery life noticeably?