Wired: "Take Ghana, West Africa, for example. If you are a school in a small village with satellite internet and solar power, what device would be best for you? The power-sucking, data-heavy iPad, or the Kindle..."
on 03/17/2010 – Made popular on 03/17/2010
This is more of a theorhetical question, but I'm thinking about putting a server on an old desktop of mine and I was trying to figure out about its power usage if I was to leave it on all the time. If it was a P4 with a 400 watt power supply let's say, hooked up to the internet and everything, would it constantly be using 400 watts of power? or would it often be much less?