Ya, this is the 'greener' way of doing things these days. I would have thought that it would throttle lower but it's better than nothing compared to hibernating.
My board has what ASUS calls EPU-6 engine, it might be worth it in the summer though since I have the CPU/GPU running as much as I can for folding, it doesn't make much sense for me to use it at this time as I heat with electricity. One less program to take care of.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. -- Carl Jung
eVGA X58 tri-SLI, i7 930 @ 3.8GHz., Corsair 6GB Dominator, Inno3D GTX470, eVGA260
ASUS P8P67 Pro, i7 2600K @4.60 GHz, 8GB RAM, eVGA GTX 460