The reason for the decrease in performance, according to an article I read on Tom's Hardware, is most likely due to the new i7 processor consuming more power.
Right now, Minnesota has a chance to pass the first Fair Repair bill in the nation. We have a chance to guarantee our right to repair electronics—like smartphones, computers, and even farm equipment. We have a chance to help the environment and stand up for local repair jobs—the corner mom-and-pop repair shops that keep getting squeezed out by manufacturers.
We've been working with local repair companies, non-profit refurbishers, and tech-savvy politicians to come up with a solution. And they've done just that — Minnesota is the first state to consider a Fair Repair Bill.
If you agree with us, find out who represents you in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Tell them you support the bipartisan Fair Repair Bill, HF 1048. Tell them that you believe repair should be fair, affordable, and accessible.