[mythtv-users] MythTV box power usage
allen.p.edwards at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 16:53:51 UTC 2009
On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 8:31 AM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> John Drescher wrote:
>> My core2 quad 9550 system (not just for myth this is my main pc at
>> home) with 3 drives spinning (out of 7 in the box) and Kworld 115
>> tuner card hits around 95W to 100W at idle and 130W under full load.
> My 9850 (quad core phenom), 6 GB RAM, 2 (for now) video cards, 11 drives
> including 2 15K SCSI drives, takes about 450W according to the UPS running
> it. Seems a bit high, but maybe not.
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That is too high. That would heat my entire house. Get a kill-a-watt and
measure it directly.
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