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Old 06-21-11, 11:35 AM   #6
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Default Re: What about power usage?

Originally Posted by johnc View Post
I'm not sure. I guess it depends on what clocks and performance settings the video card defaults to without the X nvidia driver. Of course in text mode the GPUs won't be getting slammed as hard as in a video game or the like, so it would be using less power (watts) in that sense.
Hmm, I wonder if there is a way to make the fan not spin up high in text mode.
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