The University of Oxford is trying to devise a comprehensive power-management mechanism that will not only save substantial amounts of electrical energy but will also reduce carbon emissions
Managing power and socialising controls
ACPI The Advanced Configuration Power Interface (ACPI), introduced in 1996, is the industrial specification for computer power management. It consists of six power states, S0 to S5; the main aspects of these power states are summarised in the table below.
Typical PC power demand
|50||working state or'on-idle'||none||high (80 to 120W)|
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