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Re: [opensuse] Legacy hardware support in openSUSE 10.3
  • From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 16:42:24 -0400
  • Message-id: <4A3803B0.9020108@xxxxxx>
On 2009/06/16 16:15 (GMT-0400) Adam Tauno Williams composed:

And speaking of power: older CRTs vs. LCD is also a no-contest issue.

Reality does not always match theory. Last October I replaced my 22 year old
'26"' Mitsubishi CRT TV with a same screen height 31.5" Vizio LCD 1080p HDTV.
I metered both in in-use state for several hours. The LCD uses almost exactly
50% more than the CRT, while the actual exposed screen area is only about 41%
"Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone,
for they will surely sprout wings and fly off to
the sky like an eagle." Proverbs 23:5 NIV

Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409

Felix Miata ***
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