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Are components with high power draw an issue for you?

Are components with high power draw an issue for you?

  • No, I don't care

    Votes: 3,199 14.5%
  • Yes (power bill)

    Votes: 7,382 33.5%
  • Yes (heat)

    Votes: 6,286 28.5%
  • Yes (noise)

    Votes: 2,683 12.2%
  • Yes (environment)

    Votes: 2,490 11.3%

  • Total voters
    22,040
  • Poll closed .
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even with my current build the room gets hot whenever I have it on long enough.
Same here.

With that said, I've just ordered a bigger PSU to be a bit more future-proof. I'll probably not use its full capacity, though.
 
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This poll is really old now but I think it's fair to say that out of almost 20,000 votes, people are overwhelmingly against this trend for massively power-hungry GPUs and CPUs that completely disregard performance/Watt.

Nvidia, Intel, AMD, are you listening?
 
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Hi,
Seems more likely money issues seeing power bill was the largest grip and heat second
So the gpu's and cpu's costing more they'd likely not be buying in that high end product base anyway.

Most of the high end crew voted no I don't care.
Personally the cost of the hardware is harder to get by than power usage especially gpu's
But now I'd add mother boards to because they to are getting stupid priced.
 

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I take power in consideration only if the two components are matched otherwise in price/perf.
 
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Environment. Lol. Anyone who clicked that button but DOESNT run a low power system with integrated IGP as their main system is a woke disingenuous hypocrite.
 
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Environment. Lol. Anyone who clicked that button but DOESNT run a low power system with integrated IGP as their main system is a woke disingenuous hypocrite.
That's not true at all. One can be an environmentalist and be gamer too. To play PC games, even AAA titles, one can use a moderately powerful CPU and GPU. The average PC doesn't use very much power at all. A kitchen refrigerator uses far more power on average. Being a gamer and an environmentalist does NOT make a person a hypocrite. To claim such a notion makes as much sense as a screen door on a submarine.
 
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