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Poll: How Often Do You Turn Off the Power to Your Internet Connection?
Authored by: kirkmc on Oct 04, '07 10:47:40AM

Well, I live in France, and one of the consumer mags did a story this month about how much electricity routers use. Many of them - the ones provided by ISPs to give ADSL, phone and TV - use as much electricity as a refrigerator. That's not a huge waste? Regardless of the cost, the pollution alone, multiplied by the millions of people who leave them on, is, in my opinion, a huge waste.

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Poll: How Often Do You Turn Off the Power to Your Internet Connection?
Authored by: jspivack on Oct 05, '07 05:13:19AM
Poll: How Often Do You Turn Off the Power to Your Internet Connection?
Authored by: jspivack on Oct 05, '07 05:14:39AM

150-250W - and the high figure was for a box that includes a hard drive.



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