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power consumption between crt and lcd?

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is there a big difference? and if so i need some specifics
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The power to run an LCD is about a third of that needed to run a CRT.

Exact power will vary with brand and size of units.
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Yes LCD much more power effecient compared to the fat ass CRT's

Cant wait for my TFT to arrive

This will be my argument to my folks to get another 19" wide for my room to save power

Linkage:http://www.viewsonic.com/monitoruniversity/lcd.htm

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Power consumption
The power required to run an LCD is about one-third of that required for a CRT with the same screen area. In addition, the amount of heat generated by an LCD monitor is considerably less than a CRT monitor, resulting in a lower load on air conditioning. Building cooling needs may be decreased by up to 20%.

And, if an LCD monitor is used with an uninterruptible power supply, the lower power required provides precious extra minutes to store critical data and shut down gracefully in the event of a power failure.

These power-saving features of LCDs reduce the total cost of ownership.
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