Go Back   Hardware Canucks > HARDWARE CANUCKS COMMUNITY > HardwareCanucks F@H Team

    
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #31 (permalink)  
Old December 5, 2009, 09:01 AM
Banned
F@H
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: mtl
Posts: 12,694
Default

hehe..funny guy

look for one of these : Newegg.ca - P3 Kill A Watt Electricity Load Meter and Monitor









quite precise for ones needs, unless you need a pro unit but that will be a couple hundred bucks more at least.

i plug mine in, take a reading at full occt and furmark, then slowly start oc'ing cpu/gpu and look at the power draw increase linearly with vcore/speed. hell it picks up an additional 120 mm fan(of the juicier variety) when added!


edit : how it helps you save money : say you have an older machine, wonder to keep it as internet browser or not. you discover it eats 100-200 watts for just sitting there. or you have two pcs, sell or trade the hungrier one.
or you plug it to your standby devices, like tv sound etc and you notice each one eating 10-20 watts or more by not doing anything. at this point you use your breakers more. hell, besides puter and fridge i leave nothing on unless needed.



edit 7 : holy crop i didnt know they had tehse too!! : P3 Kill A Watt Power Strip - P3 P4320 - Electricity Usage Monitoring Power Strip Dytronix.com



Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ghost/HD imaging software no_pulse O/S's, Drivers & General Software 27 December 3, 2009 06:32 PM
hey sky _dangtx_ Off Topic 8 August 21, 2009 10:25 AM
ghost in comp Real_DeaL311 Troubleshooting 5 February 6, 2009 09:20 AM
Primochill Ghost Fittings JD Water Cooling 2 August 8, 2008 08:40 PM
Sky Diving. DO IT Cptn Vortex Off Topic 26 July 6, 2008 11:25 AM