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This web page documents a variety of computers and their power usage. Computers are now an essential part of every home. They can be very helpful to run background tasks. You can take a look at these measurements to get an idea how much electricity you are using. These measurements will help you determine how much it costs to keep your computers running.

The measurements are taken using an electricity usage measurement device, such as a "Kill A Watt" (see "Related Links" below). If you measure the electricity usage of your automation devices, please update this page and add it to the list below.

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Measurements

Device
Amp
Watt
Notes
Asus eee Box EB1006-B-111-5002
2GB RAM, Lexar 240 GB SSD ATA
0.23 (0.28)
17 (20)
Idle (Booting)
BBen MN-C100 mini PC
0.09
5
Idle
Custom Computer
Intel Celeron 2.5 GHz, 512 MB RAM, L4VXA2, ATi Rage Fury Pro, 80 GB HD, DVD+-RW
0.77
50
Idle
Custom Computer
AMD Athlon XP 2200+, 1.5 GB RAM, K7VTA3, ATi Radeon 9600, 80 GB HD, CD-RW, DVD-ROM
1.53
112
Idle
Custom Computer
Intel P4 3 GHz, 1GB RAM, RS400-A, ATi Radeon X1300, 160GB HD, CD-ROM, DVD+-RW DL
1.67 (2.44)
120 (186)
Idle (Booting)

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