[rescue] x86 power question
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Tue Nov 14 14:22:49 CST 2006
On Tue, 14 Nov 2006, Peter Corlett wrote:
> How can a plain home PC possibly justify 1kW?
A PCI express video card just came across my desk five minutes ago, on
the way to $ork's compatibility testing lab.
Said card has SIX HUNDRED AND FORTY MEGABYTES of DDR3 video RAM.
I suspect the power budget for that device is astronomical.
Jonathan Patschke ) "Some people grow out of the petty theft of
Elgin, TX ( childhood. Others grow up to be CEOs and
USA ) politicians." --Forrest Black
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