general questions about 7.0 and computer efficiency......

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd at
Wed Aug 6 08:33:46 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 05 August 2008, Gary Kline wrote:

> but what is your
>         best guuess about my old 1998 HP's (400MHz) compared to a
> newer, generic 1.8GHz processor?  IIRC, my AMD 2.8GHz uproc sucks up
> around 75watts; the Intel was maybe 35w.

If energy is an issue consider some of the newer low "energy efficient" 
CPUs like AMD 4850e, 2.5 GHz dual core 45 watts.

Mike Clarke

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