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post #1 of 10
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So I downloaded Microsofts Joulemeter and this is the screenshot while folding:

Does that look right? Seems a bit high, but I know little about power consumption (other than the fact that since I've been folding my power company must love me!)
    
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1000W for the CPU? That must be including GPU too...

I'm gonan say it's wrong anyway.
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The program needs to calibrated, if I run LinX on my CPU it also shows up as 1000 watts which makes absolutely no sense.
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post #4 of 10
Umm, Wut?
post #5 of 10
a bit high ? LOL thats not even close... maybe 1/5 of that.
    
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post #6 of 10
Just get a Kill-A-Watt. Nothing's more accurate than measuring what's actually coming out of the wall. Those numbers look a bit nonsensical.
post #7 of 10
Use a Kill-a-watt meter. I have my whole PC setup hooked up to a surge protector, so I just plug the surge protector into the Kill-a-watt and it shows how much electricity I'm using at all times.
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post #8 of 10
I use 1k watts and it takes 2 GTX 580's(1.15v), i7 970(1.37v) and a 2600k(1.4v).

Edit: I just checked my killawatt and I use 1150 watts and 9.8 amps.
Edited by Desert Rat - 4/27/11 at 3:56pm
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post #9 of 10
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Thanks everyone I feel better now hahah.

I'll get one of those Kill-a-Watt's and check the actual consumption
    
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post #10 of 10
realistically i think your x4 970 + 6870 would be about 450w-550w
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