[mythtv-users] Mac Mini or PS3 best for 1080p FE

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri Jun 13 15:03:55 UTC 2008

On Friday 13 June 2008 08:59:06 Greg Lake wrote:

> I think if you do a search in the Mythtv list you will find out that the
> PS3 is power hungry..I seen a post earlier  that said it draws over 200
> watts at idle... You can find the thread at:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/336648?search_string=ps3
>;#336648 _______________________________________________

Yep, my Kill-a-Watt says my PS3 draws 205 watts at idle.

In fact, CNN ran a story yesterday pointing out that a PS3 costs more to run 
in terms of power than a large refrigerator, though I guess that's assuming 
you ran your PS3 24/7.


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