How much power does a desktop computer use?

Answer The average desktop computer uses 65 to 250 watts of electricity. The power used varies depending upon how many hours per day the computer is actually on and how many hours it is in sleep or standb... Read More »

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How much power is used with a Gateway desktop computer?

Gateway desktop computers use 80 watts of power. LCD monitors use 25 watts of power. Check the voltage switch on the back of your computer to ensure it is correct. In the U.S., the switch should b... Read More »

How much power does a computer power supply draw?

A typical desktop computer power supply draws between 60 watts to 250 watts. By comparison, a laptop computer power supply draws between 15 watts and 45 watts. While on standby mode, a PC power sup... Read More »

How much does a desktop computer weigh?

The average desktop computer--including the monitor and all system components--weighs approximately 53 lbs. Computers are composed of numerous heavy metals, including mercury, lead, chromium and ca... Read More »

How much energy does a desktop computer use?

The standard desktop computer contains a CPU and monitor. These devices together consume about 250 watts electricity. Adding printers or other peripherals will increase that number. Other variables... Read More »