[mythtv-users] MythTV box power usage

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Sun Feb 15 16:31:20 UTC 2009

John Drescher wrote:
> My core2 quad 9550 system (not just for myth this is my main pc at
> home) with 3 drives spinning (out of 7 in the box) and Kworld 115
> tuner card hits around 95W to 100W at idle and 130W under full load.
My 9850 (quad core phenom), 6 GB RAM, 2 (for now) video cards, 11 drives 
including 2 15K SCSI drives, takes about 450W according to the UPS 
running it.  Seems a bit high, but maybe not.


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