What is Normal Battery Wear Level?

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  1. BigBoss5090

    BigBoss5090 Notebook Geek

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    What is normal battery wear level on a 15 R3? I had my system for about 3 months and I have 13.7% Wear Level according to hwinfo
     
  2. don_svetlio

    don_svetlio Notebook Virtuoso

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    Do you cycle the battery a lot? Since I've been running plugged in for the most part for a year now with about 10% wear level/lost capacity.
     
  3. namaiki

    namaiki Sydney, Australia Super Moderator

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    If you game on battery or do anything power intensive that drains the battery quickly, it can also exacerbate battery wear.

    If your battery reaches 50% battery wear within the warranty period that might be considered faulty but don't quite me on that.
     
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    shadowyani Notebook Deity

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    Mine started at 2% and suddenly dropped to 7%. The one before that started at 15% though so meh, I guess I'll take what I can get lol.
     
  5. MogRules

    MogRules Notebook Deity

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    It seems like it goes up if your discharging the battery right down. I changed my battery warnings to go critical at 40% so I don't run it down.
     
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