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post #11 of 18
@ lattyware: so you recommend getting 6400+ 125W not BE-2350 5W
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I'm saying that you shouldn't feel immoral if you don't 'go green'. That's not the point.

Using less energy is a good thing for your wallet (well, energy bill, the parts might cost more than you save), fossil fuel resources at the moment, and heat. That's good. I'm saying I would not sacrifice other things for those things, necessarily.
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you really cant be green with computers. Even if you have the lowest energy using crap, if you want to make a difference you have to live in a box. Thats the sad truth.

Just settle with some energy saving lights and use less car/vehicle transportation and other things like bikes. Or those magical sticks we have that balance us when we stand - feet.
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post #14 of 18
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Originally Posted by OmegaNemesis28 View Post
you really cant be green with computers. Even if you have the lowest energy using crap, if you want to make a difference you have to live in a box. Thats the sad truth.

Just settle with some energy saving lights and use less car/vehicle transportation and other things like bikes. Or those magical sticks we have that balance us when we stand - feet.

Exactly, why sacrifice performance when you could just replace one of your lights with an led! Thats 90W right there!
    
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post #15 of 18
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Originally Posted by jinja_ninja View Post
What a load of hogwash. This whole "green" thing is getting on my nerves now. Talk about the biggest marketing hype ever made.

I couldn't care less even if I had to chuck trees into my PC to keep it running.

... otherwise nice find though


Sometimes I feel that I am. I'm pulling >500W from the wall 24/7. The furnace runs a lot less frequently, so it works out okay
    
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post #16 of 18
The obvious dilemma is this: Folding uses up more energy, but not folding could halt medical advances! It's somewhat a matter of perspective.
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What about getting blue?
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post #18 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice View Post


Sometimes I feel that I am. I'm pulling >500W from the wall 24/7. The furnace runs a lot less frequently, so it works out okay
http://www.moderntradingpost.com/freebreeze/index.html

560mm fan anyone?
    
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