Originally Posted by Natalya
just the pc, i got a 420w psu, but i dont think i ever use the max cause i dont do much on the pc besides work, internet, msn thats pretty much it.. the reason im asking is cause we got a HUGE electricity bill and my dad is blaming my computer for it LOL he calls it an electricity sucking machine... but its not!
a computer is not going to cause a huge electricity bill unless it keeps doing something 24/7.
Like say u use an average of 350W of that 420W psu. A normal light bulb is 40W or 60W. Lets say u have the 60W ones, that means that the computer uses as much power as 6 light bulbs.
So it's not that much, sure it has an effect on the electricity bill but it shouldn't have a big effect on size of the bill.