Videogame Machines Soak Up Power Even When Not in Use

May 28th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter,
by Niall McCarthy

The PlayStation 4 is the king of energy consumption, using up more power during game play, video streaming and navigation modes than its competitors.

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Consoles also consume energy when they aren’t in use and the Xbox One is particularly power thirsty on standby mode. It also has a higher annual energy consumption rate than the PS4 and Nintendo’s Wii U. The Wii U is actually the most energy efficient of the three consoles by far. While the Xbox One consumes 233 kilowatt hours per year on average, the Wii U consumes just 37.

Infographic: Videogame Machines Soak Up Power Even When Not in Use | Statista
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