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Global Dimming

A nice video about it here http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=39520879762623193
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post #112 of 123
Quote:
Originally Posted by Emmanuel View Post
No but we have to put it up this way, people folding, they are doing a great thing when leaving their PC on the whole night. But people just leaving their computer on during the night when they aren't using/running anything, that's a real waste, knowing that S3 Standby is one click away.
Agree 100%
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post #113 of 123
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Originally Posted by Knitelife View Post
Agree 100%
Yea.... agreed... How did this go from IDLING computers to attacking F@H?? Idling means the computer is just sitting there and doing nothing. Folding means that the computer is actively doing something. The OP is about computers left on and not doing anything....
    
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post #114 of 123
100% load sucks more power than an idle PC.


I think that this idle pc waste idea is a load of bull crap but hey, everyone's entitled to their opinions right?
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post #115 of 123
Quote:
Originally Posted by standard235 View Post
100% load sucks more power than an idle PC.


I think that this idle pc waste idea is a load of bull crap but hey, everyone's entitled to their opinions right?
You think so huh? Nice unfounded and unevidenced thought... hint hint.
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lol

the paradox!
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post #117 of 123
I gotta say, my PC wasting energy is the least of the pollution/whatever I contribute to the world. My truck gets 10mpg on a good day, when I stay out of the secondary barrels, which isn't all that often because I like to go fast, =).
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post #118 of 123
The idea is that a little from 10 million computers adds up to a lot. It's a little like saying, "I'm allowed to kill this one person because I killed 10 yesterday."

That being said, yeah, your truck is a disaster.
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Quote:
Idle PCs Waste Electricity
press release from the department of the bleeding obvious!
    
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post #120 of 123
what happened to smog being the cause from cars and refineries? when they point fingers at computers...co2 emission...man tell that to everyone that owns a hummer and the refineries in los angeles that blows down here to perfect san diego
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