Your Console Sucks Electricity

By Deane Barker on June 10, 2008

Power Bills Soaring? Turn Off The Playstation – Study: This looks like a job for Kill-a-Watt.

The recent study by Choice said Sony Corp’s Playstation 3, closely followed by Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and plasma television sets, consumed the most power out of a list of 16 electronic devices tested, including laptops, stereo systems and DVD players.

“Our tests found that leaving a Playstation 3 on while not in use would cost almost… five times more than it would take to run a refrigerator for the same yearly period,” said the study



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