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Software for recognizing the wattage

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Aleksander, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. Aleksander

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    I want to know how many watts uses my computer. Anyone who knows a program? I have heard a lot, but they dont give the wattage only the cpus utilization. Pls give me a link to download a good software for solving this problem. I know my computers uses less than 300W but i dont know how much it uses (even less than ati 5970 :) )
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    the only way to tell how much power your computer is using is to directly measure it. no program can do this for you. u need something like this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882715001

    you can also do the math of how much power your components can use/draw, but that will only give u a rough estimate on your highest usage, not your normal or instant usage
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    ok, but how to use it? I have heard a lot of programs which measure the wattage but they do a lot of money :SSS
  4. Nailezs

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    there is no software program that can tell you the total wattage usage of your pc. the only way to do that is to measure the wattage used directly from the outlet with a tool like the one i posted a link too
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