CRT vs LCD
May 7, 2007 6:57pm CST
I still use a crt monitor here at home. Due to our rising monthly electricity bills I decided to initiate some cost cutting measures on our usage of home appliances and I decided to include my computer. I've heard that an LCD monitor consumes less power compared to the traditional CRT monitor. Is this true? Can someone enlighten me on this?
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7 Jun 07
Yes, you are right. LCD monitors consumes less power than CRT monitors. I had a 17 inches CRT monitor and, reading its manual, I realized that is power consumption was 100 Watt per hour. Last year I bought a 19 inches LCD monitor and its consumption is 40 Watt per hour. So, even if my new LCD monitor is bigger than the old one, I can save 60 Watt per hour.