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Old October 1, 2012, 04:51 AM
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Originally Posted by sswilson View Post
Something to keep in mind if power usage is your main concern (when I saw the topic I assumed you were going off of the grid and had to rely on solar/wind power.... ;) ) is that you'd probably want to avoid overclocking at all. Procs are tuned by the manufacturers to be efficient, overclocking results in a non-linear (more than likely exponential) raise in power use.
Cottage is off the grid and the only system that made sense for me was a A8 4500 lap top. The power brick is 65 watts.

Mini-itx Am3 system with 905e with onboard video was pulling up to 111 watts plus monitor 23" LED 32 watts.
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