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Cable Boxes and DVRs Use More Power Than Refrigerators

Wow, just Wow….I never even thought of the power consumption of cable boxes and DVR’s, just sitting there doing seemingly nothing. The luxury of being ready to record your favorite shows is actually costing your household a fair chunk of change.

Although a DVR could be made to spin down the drive and underclock the processor when not in use, a big chunk of power will still be consumed.

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