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It looks like that laptop has a Radeon graphics chipset, so the included drivers are the best for that. How much power you use depends a lot on what you are doing on the laptop. You can try installing and running powertop to get an idea of what is using the power and some suggestions on what you can do to correct it. You could also check out tlp, but that is a more advanced utility.