computer hard drives, power ratings
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thows that for a spread?!? some use double the power!!
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Wow, very interesting. This is good to know for upgrading a TiVo. They spin the HD 24x7 and if it's quiet you can hear it as well.
Right now I have a caviar 300 gig in there looks pretty good for noise and power.
and in sort or related news..
(oops, ya gotta login for the article), anyhow the headline is:
Google to Push for More Electrical Efficiency in PC’s
By JOHN MARKOFF
Published: September 26, 2006
Google is calling on the computer industry to create a simpler and more efficient power supply standard.
i read the article they want to have all internal pc components run off 12v directly (instead of a mix of existing 5v and 12v rails) to allow for more efficient power supplies.. that would be cool