[mythtv-users] Requesting some sample kill a watt meter numbers
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Jan 17 18:23:39 UTC 2011
On 01/17/2011 01:14 PM, Mark D. Montgomery II wrote:
> I'm planning to redo the power layout in my room tonight (new power
> strips to clean everything up, yay), so I'll try to remember to hook
> my Kill-A-Watt up line with my mythbox to see what it's pulling.
> One thing to consider (which I don't have solid data on, just
> comments) is a high efficiency power supply in your machine. I've
> read they tend to make a fair bit of difference in the power usage.
> I've been putting the Antec earthWatts 80+ PSUs in all my builds the
> past year or so.
Excellent advice! 80 PLUS ftw! (If you do go with the new-hardware
approach or if your current PSU dies.)
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