HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO RUN YOUR PC




How much does it costs to run your pc

To calculate your costs use this formula:

Watts x Hours Used x Cost per kilowatt-hour = Total Cost

1000

For example, let’s say you have a big high-end computer with a gaming-level graphics card and an old CRT monitor, and you leave them on 24/7.  That’s about 200 watts x 24 hours x 365 days/yr = 1,752,000 watt-hours, or 1752 kilowatt-hours. If you’re paying $0.36 per kWh, you’re paying $631 a year to run your computer.

To find yout how much does it cost to run your home network… you need to do this same calculation for each component, monitors, printers, laptops, desktops, routers, switches and so on. This might come in handy if you can not increase your circuit capacity or your components are drawing too much power. This would make a good case for upgrading to faster and lower power components. Below are some videos with some drop dead simple tools for such measurements.





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