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

Matthias Wieser mwieser at gmx.de
Wed Feb 2 16:48:07 CET 2005

Am Mittwoch, 2. Februar 2005 09:12 schrieb RC:
> 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.

Maybe you are comparing a 17" CRT with a 17" TFT.
If you would compare 17" CRTs to 15" TFTs and 19" CRTs to 17" TFTs you 
would see that the CRTs consume about 3 times as much as the TFTs.

But that's OT.

> 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).

You know which country accounts for a quarter of the world-wide CO2 

But that's OT, too ;-)


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