Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 29th Dec 2005 23:07 UTC, submitted by Valour
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Over the past several years of computer hardware engineering, raw speed has been the primary goal of hardware manufacturers. This has traditionally come at the expense of power consumption, which has skyrocketed since the first days of the x86-compatible home PC. Just how much electricity does a computer and its related devices use? Are there disadvantages to turning everything off when you're done? This article will give you an insight into computer power usage."
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lower power = marketing gimmick
by Anonymous on Fri 30th Dec 2005 03:33 UTC
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if amd uses less power than intel and even apple, would this be a good marketing gimmick?

BUY AMD and save electricity and the earth and global warming?

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