Questions tagged [energy-efficiency]

Questions about the ability of a computer to perform some given useful operation using some given amount of energy, or about reducing the energy consumption for some given operation.

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When did energy saving start to become important?

There was a time where computers often just stayed on all the time. Computer monitors did not have power save functions... they were either on or off. Processors such as the 6502, 68000, 8086, 286, ...