Leaving your PC on 24/7 sucks up a noticable amount of power, the generation of which which tends to cause pollution.  VIA Arena takes a moment to think about what a person can do to eevn out the damage … without giving up PCs or Distributed Computing altogether.
“When you think that my washing machine will draw 165 watts maximum – that is, not for a sustained period of time – it is uncomfortable to admit that John leaves his power hungry “X-Wing” PC on almost 24/7, constantly drawing 175 watts even when he’s not even touching it!””

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