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Re: [opensuse] [OT] How much power does a PC really consume?
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 15:21:43 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LSU.1.00.0802181520270.6323@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Monday 2008-02-18 at 09:15 -0500, James Knott wrote:

RMS power and average are not the same thing. When you calculate RMS voltage or current, you then use the result as a continuous DC voltage, which in turn can be used to calculate average power.

No, unless the load is a resistor, and the waveforms (A & V) are in phase.

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Carlos E. R.

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