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CRT vs LCD Monitors

by shahedc / August 14, 2006 9:04 AM PDT

Obviously LCD?s are better than CRTs, but I?m just wondering: does an LCD monitor use less power then a CRT?

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by linkit / August 14, 2006 9:16 AM PDT
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LCD monitors consume less power than CRT monitors.
For details on how much and under what conditinos, Google: power consumption crt lcd

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by shahedc / August 14, 2006 9:19 AM PDT
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by john_mcdoogle / August 14, 2006 10:31 AM PDT
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I have the 2001FP Dell LCD monitor. It's 20.1" and has a max power draw of around 90W, if you have the soundbar attachment, which is a real pig by LCD monitor standards. However, that's roughly the power consumption of an average 15-17" CRT monitor. Most LCD monitors are less piggish about power consumption, so the comparison is even better.

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