Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in
Your question
Solved

How to determine how many watts your computer is using?

Tags:
  • Power Supplies
  • Reviews
  • Computer
  • Components
  • Product
Last response: in Components
Share
June 3, 2009 1:07:56 AM

I just wanna know how many watts my computer is currently using. The reviews on this site often tell how many watts the computer uses while idle and while under load; that's what I want to know for my computer.
Cheers!

More about : determine watts computer

June 3, 2009 1:37:00 AM

There's no program that can monitor that kind of thing? I would have to buy an external piece of equipment?
m
0
l
Related resources
a b ) Power supply
June 3, 2009 1:45:28 AM

Short answers: No. Yes.

If you meant to ask "How can I estimate the proper size for a PC power supply?" you can Google and find several estimators.
m
0
l
June 3, 2009 1:52:13 AM

No, I know how to do that, and I already built my computer. I was just curious how much power it actually uses at idle and load.
m
0
l

Best solution

June 3, 2009 2:40:34 AM

Real time power consumption monitor:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Someone all ready mentioned Killowat:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Share
!