Since publishing our Ubuntu power tests, where we had monitored the power consumption of the past six Ubuntu releases going back two years on a laptop, we've had repeated requests for a power comparison between Windows and different Linux distributions. Well, in this article are the first set of results from that testing. We've compared the power consumption of Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Fedora 7, and Ubuntu 7.10.
Check it out at Phoronix.
Linux vs. Windows Power Usage
Posted on Wednesday, Oct 17 2007 @ 03:46 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck