[mythtv-users] silent and low-power: AMD or Intel?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 12:50:49 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 8:45 AM, James Stembridge<jstembridge at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/6/6 Alex Butcher <mythlist at assursys.co.uk>:
>> Each instance causes one core to jump from 1.6GHz to 2.4GHz. I then killed
>> them off one by one and recorded the power consumption.
> What you're measuring here is the difference between idle and
> non-idle. The frequency change is incidental in terms of power
> consumption I think.

In after the idle test with the Q9650 I did some load testing and the
power draw went up to 86W at full load of one core at the same 3.0Ghz.
Remember at the same 3.0GHz and idle the full system power draw was
46W total.


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