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#1 quadgeek

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Posted 30 March 2006 - 12:57 PM

Hi guys!
How can i know how much power my PC consumes?
Everybuddies hav up to here coz of the loadsh*t yeah! the power problemo!
What is the best solution for it! I dun know much on this?
I hav notice while going to my frens village people out there uses A battery of Trucks er something to light and for TVs. I hav also heard of people using solar powers? As i already got a UPS(tree) , guess it back up for 15 mins(i dun know exactly), What do u guys suggest for me?Which one is most reasonable?
Heard k This loadsh** will continue for next few years?

#2 lucifer

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Posted 01 April 2006 - 08:48 PM

Wattage is simply calculated by multiplying voltage by amperage. Look on the back of your system, and it will say how many amps the system uses. Often, it will also provide the wattage. For instance, the back of a ViewSonic E220 is 2.5A at 120V - ~300 Watts/Hr.

read some more here: will give you a fair idea on whout route you need to follow.

http://www.backwoods...sts/Outages.htm
http://computer.hows...question658.htm
http://michaelblueja.../computers.html
http://weblogs.asp.n...0/15/32099.aspx
http://www.renewable.../story?id=32855

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#3 ujjwal

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Posted 03 April 2006 - 05:58 AM

here is the power wattage calculator ...
Just put your computer configuration

http://www.extreme.o...n.com/index.jsp

and

http://www.jscustomp...m/power_supply/
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#4 quadgeek

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Posted 03 April 2006 - 11:57 AM

QUOTE(lucifer @ Apr 2 2006, 02:18 AM) View Post

Wattage is simply calculated by multiplying voltage by amperage. Look on the back of your system, and it will say how many amps the system uses. Often, it will also provide the wattage. For instance, the back of a ViewSonic E220 is 2.5A at 120V - ~300 Watts/Hr.

read some more here: will give you a fair idea on whout route you need to follow.

http://www.backwoods...sts/Outages.htm
http://computer.hows...question658.htm
http://michaelblueja.../computers.html
http://weblogs.asp.n...0/15/32099.aspx
http://www.renewable.../story?id=32855

Thanks for all links, Great task for this weekend!
By the way luci Ur pic remine me of HE-MAN! Of course not the He-man, The Skeleton!

QUOTE(ujjwal @ Apr 3 2006, 11:28 AM) View Post

here is the power wattage calculator ...
Just put your computer configuration

That's wht em lookin' 4!
Thanks Dude!




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