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Old 2020-11-02, 07:49   #49
Nov 2019

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Originally Posted by Mark Rose View Post
You'll see similar efficiency gains using modern CPUs.

My Intel Skylake quad cores from about five years ago, with total system power at 63 watts from the wall (underclocked and undervolted), can do an 80M exponent in about 3 days, or about 4.5 kWh.
Since GPUs appear to be off-topic in this thread, my next test may actually be Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 (2.4GHz) vs (Duo) E8400 (3.0Ghz) (with DDR2).

Did not realize the CPUs in my "White Elephant" may be 9 years old now. It is one of my newer machines.
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