• PCs Really Are Energy Hogs

    Did you know that most people leave their desktop computers on throughout the day and even through the night, without setting their computers to go into a sleep mode, which saves electricity. Using the deep sleep mode powers down the hard drive and the PC uses only 5 percent of its normal energy consumption. Depending on local power costs and the kind of PCs in use, your household electricity bills could be reduced by $20 to $95 a year for each PC using new tools to manage your PC’s power consumption and more use of settings to put PCs into deep sleep after a few minutes of not making any keystrokes.

     

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