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The Hidden Cost of Computer Gaming

Computer gaming accounts for about 5 percent of all residential energy use in California – equal to the same amount as 10 million new refrigerators – yet gamers do not routinely think about energy efficiency or ways to trim energy costs while gaming. A recent Berkeley Lab study has revealed insights about this widespread but poorly understood source of energy consumption. More>


  1. Glad I was able to contribute to this study with my gaming skills :-). Thanks for giving us these insights!