May 22, 2012
There's an applet running in Merope's tray which can report in real time just how much power it's using when you mouse-over. And what it usually says is "11.3 watts".
Which is really tiny, if you think about it. I'd already noticed that before I noticed the applet. Merope has been running continuously since it was delivered, and there aren't any hotspots. Not even any warm ones.
Admittedly, uTorrent isn't very CPU-intensive, but that's still quite impressive. Arcturus used to get quite warm to the touch. And after a couple of hours of use, I can tell easily where Alcyone's graphics chip is located.
This will make Merope a good roommate when weather gets hot. 11 watts is about the heat load of a couple of flashlights.
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
At Chizumatic, we take pride in being incomplete, incorrect, inconsistent, and unfair. We do all of them deliberately.
18 queries taking 0.0194 seconds, 16 records returned.
Powered by Minx 1.1.6c-pink.