Power Draw of Computers (Was: Re: Firewall Choices)
warren11 at cox.net
Wed Aug 7 18:02:31 PDT 2002
On Wed, 7 Aug 2002, Lan Barnes wrote:
>Brilliant! But what if the 'fridge decided to kick in during the computer-off or -on phase of the
>experiment? [Note to self: Remember to have wife in kitchen listening to the refrigerator during the
>next Hrach test at our house.]
Simple task, just pull the 'fridge plug for 10-20 min. as long as test takes.
Might also need to use diff. wattage lite bulbs also.
>On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 04:32:33PM -0700, Warren Hrach wrote:
>> Guess I am a CB at heart.
>> My wife complained that my comp. was using to much power.
>> I checked the speed of the meter outside and compared it to speed with comp.
>> off/on and a 60 watt bulb off/on. Takes the use of a stop watch and some
>> carefull checking.
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