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Half the electricity in a PC is wasted according to Intel, Google

Posted in Uncategorized by Sankeerth on June 13, 2007

Roughly 50 percent of the power delivered from a wall socket to a PC never actually performs any work, according to Urs H
ölzle, Google fellow and senior vice president of operations. Half the energy gets converted to heat or is dissipated in the AC-to-DC conversion. Around 30 percent of the power delivered to the average server is also lost.

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