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Old 11-27-2005, 12:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default how much power does my computer use?

is there a program that measures to see how much power my computer uses?.

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Old 11-27-2005, 12:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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try everest. I'll get you a chart of basic power usage just a sec.

edit: heres a basic chart


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Old 11-27-2005, 12:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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thank you very much :] its official. i dont have enough power lmao. my poor computer has been restarting all night because i tried plugging in my second cd rom drive and it didnt work. not enough power. thanks so much man =]
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Old 11-27-2005, 01:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
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There's also a little wall-socket plugin thing called Kill-a-watt, its pretty neat it tells you how much electricity is going through it and stuff.
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