What uses more power? A Laptop Hard Drive or a Display Screen?

Just trying to figure out what is the best to power down to save energy on an idling computer--i send the computer to sleep in steps.
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  1. The screen uses more power then the hard drive.
  2. Thank you!
  3. +12 what saaiello said.

    Hard drives use very little power, figure about 10 watts maximum. I've got a 22 inch lcd monitor that uses about 35 watts.
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