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Software that calculates the current power usage of the computer

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Last response: in Components
June 12, 2010 8:16:49 AM

hi guys i was just wondering if there was really a software which could measure the power usage of the PC. If so can it also state the individual power usages of individual components like the graphics card??

can you guys suggest a few softwares of this kind??

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June 12, 2010 12:58:02 PM

Power monitoring needs hardware support, you would need ammeters inside various components in the system to know how much power they were drawing. A kill-a-watt meter is the easiest accurate way, it will tell you the power draw of your system as a whole.
June 13, 2010 5:32:16 PM

Best answer selected by arokia.