Sitting at an idle Gnome desktop, this thing sucks up 153W of
power. I was almost scared to push it. But I did anyway.
Pulling Linus' latest git tree into my local tree sucked up 216W
of power at its peak.
Just when I thought I'd seen it all, a
compile of that same tree pulled 258W.
I no longer leave this box on 24/7.
Via Robot Wisdom, Fun
Dave used the Kill-a-Watt
to measure the power consumption of his equipment. I think it's something
we could use at Casa New Jersey, since our power bills are a bit high (then
again, we do use Lake
Worth Utilities, which charges more than FPL).
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