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This is so stupid, power consumption is already very low on LCD monitors and even if it's in black, the monitor backlight is still on, makes no difference at all or way too marginal to make it worth starring at an ugly search engine.
    
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my PC is not green
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maybe someone should start undrclock.net for the energy conscious amongst us?
    
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maybe someone should start undrclock.net for the energy conscious amongst us?
jebbus, havent seen ya in a while... lol how was your move?
    
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How come?
CRT technology depends on a beam to active pixels on the screen. If the beam isn't used on a pixel, it stays dark and you get black.

LCD technology uses an alway CCFL tubes (or LEDs). The screen filters the light to produce color. It filters all of the light to produce black. It takes more energy to produce black. (OT, if it can't filter all the CCFL light, you get bleed through).

Anyways, this "energy saving" gimmick is just that and a complete waste of time. If the search engine isn't as good as others, you spend more time searching and a few magnitudes waste more energy/time.
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post #16 of 26
You could just turn off your monitor when not in use to save even more... I mean it takes what? 2 seconds for a monitor to power on and display a picture? Maybe it might just be mine...
post #17 of 26
I tested it out at my work a few weeks ago, using a killawatt device. On google it used 47.9 watts and on blackle it used 43.6 watts. This was with the same monitor that I have in my sig.
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post #18 of 26
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I tested it out at my work a few weeks ago, using a killawatt device. On google it used 47.9 watts and on blackle it used 43.6 watts. This was with the same monitor that I have in my sig.
Wow someone who actually gives a rip! You don't see that everyday! If only the environmentalists could get a look at my room... dear God they would fall over dead!

Those killawatt toys are REALLY cool...
Edited by AMD+nVidia - 5/25/08 at 10:11pm
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Wow someone who actually gives a rip! You don't see that everyday! If only the environmentalists could get a look at my room... dear God they would fall over dead!

Those killawatt toys are REALLY cool...
I hardly give a rip. My boss wanted me to find out about how much energy the monitors we have are using so I measured mine and times that by how many others we have. Believe me I don't even try to be an energy saver in the slightest.
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I hardly give a rip. My boss wanted me to find out about how much energy the monitors we have are using so I measured mine and times that by how many others we have. Believe me I don't even try to be an energy saver in the slightest.
O well then it's all good then!
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