Acer Aspire Revo SFF NVIDIA Ion PC

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Power Consumption

Throughout all of our benchmarking and testing with the NVIDIA Ion-based Acer Aspire Revo, we monitored how much power our test systems were consuming using a power meter. Our goal was to give you an idea as to how much power a few of our systems consumed while idling and under a heavy workload.

Total System Power Consumption
Tested at the Outlet

Please keep in mind that we were testing total system power consumption at the outlet here, not just the power being drawn by the motherboards or processors alone.  For this test, we loaded up both Cinebench and our 1080p Dark Night video clip to stress the CPU and GPU cores in the Ion system.

 According to our tests, the Acer Aspire Revo consumed slightly less power than the NVIDIA Ion reference platform at idle, and slightly more under load. The differences were only about 1 watt, however. To put a little perspective on these numbers, the Acer Aspire Revo consumes a bit less than 1/3 the power of a 100W light bulb under load and less than a quarter of the power of that same light bulb while idling.

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