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November 02, 2011, 09:01:15 PM
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Is there a program or device in which I can tell how much Energy my video cards are pulling and rig.   Thanks.

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November 02, 2011, 09:03:17 PM
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Well worth it.

http://www.amazon.com/P3-International-P4460-Electricity-Monitor/dp/B000RGF29Q
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November 02, 2011, 09:06:47 PM
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Blue Planet Energy meter "for the good of the earth" is another option.

http://answers.canadiantire.ca/answers/9045/product/0528851P/no-blue-planet-electronic-energy-meter-questions-answers/questions.htm?expandquestion=161683

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November 02, 2011, 09:59:00 PM
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A +1 to Kill-a-watt or other at wall meter.  Absolutely vital for any serious miner and cheap too.

If you want to get load on an individual card you need a clamp meter.



Clamp the power cables and record load when card is mining however remember the card gets "some" power through PCIe slot (20W to 75W depending on card - less on cars w/ dedicated power connectors).  To measure that power load you need to use an extender and run the load extender cable through the clamp.
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