[MPlayer-users] Re: [-] XV display too wide

RC rcooley at spamcop.net
Wed Feb 2 09:12:43 CET 2005

On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 22:28:01 +0100
Matthias Wieser <mwieser at gmx.de> wrote:

> CRTs are the ones that consume three to four times the electricity of
> a TFT. But probably you do live in a country where electricity is
> cheap and the weather is not to hot.

No, CRTs generally consume about double that of LCDs, through there are
some expections on both sides.  I think you'd be hard-pressed to find
any place where the cost of electricity to operate a CRT, rather than
LCD, is enough to pay the price difference in any reasonable ammount of

Speaking for myself... I happen to live in the second hottest desert on
the planet, and electricity here in California is more expensive than
anywhere else in the country as well.  Still, I have nothing but CRTs
for both computer monitors, and televisions (except on my Notebook
computers, which I seldom use).

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