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Does the choice of CPU affect the energy budget of a commodity server farm? [closed]

How does the choice of CPU affect the energy budget of a commodity server farm? I'm wondering how much it costs per year to power the kinds of commodity servers Facebook, Twitter et al. use. Let's ...
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How to monitor energy usage in processor

I'd like to monitor the energy consumption of cpu on a server. I've studied about IPMI and with it is possible monitor cpu directly at hardware. I tested some software, like powertop, but I believe ...
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Why do USB ports cease to work? [closed]

I had an e-reader plugged into one of the 3 USB ports of my laptop. Later I realized it wasn't charging up anymore. I switched ports and the issue was gone. Why do USB ports stop working suddenly?
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Best option for saving energy [closed]

Which is better option among sleep, hibernate and shutdown in terms of energy saving ? And which is better in terms of computer's life ?
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How much power does the Netgear WNDR3800 (N600) router consume?

I am interested in the actual (i.e., measured) power consumption of a Netgear WNDR3800 router (also known as N600 wireless dual band gigabit router) I couldn't find any reliable indication online, ...
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lowest achievable watts for decent resolution display?

I have an unusual question. The scenario is onboard computing / entertainment for a live aboard boat with a very tight energy budget. I'm trying to figure out what is the most energy efficient ...
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Temporarily change energy settings without having to change my power plan in Windows 7

I'm not particularly fond of windows 7's energy management features. I think it's really cumbersome as I seem to have to change the current plan to do anything. And sometimes I don't want to change ...