[SOLVED]For basic tasks will a 35W chip use more power than a 15W one

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware' started by Michaelflat, Apr 23, 2017.

  1. Michaelflat

    Michaelflat
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    Like with the same architecture, same core count same usage.
    Basic usage being web browsing video watching and word processing.
    Like here are 2 processors.... Core i3 7100U vs i3 7100H

    I think that they will be roughly similar, roughly because they both get to clock down, do they have the same Voltages? I know the H series can be undervolted by a small margin but they are both reasonably power efficient right...

    Anyone got a KabyLake H series CPU? roughly what CPU Package power does video watching on iGPU do and how is idle consumption..
     
  2. Camper

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    i think the energy consumption will be the same when you arent doing anything cpu or gpu intensive tasks
     
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  3. SixSixSevenSeven

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    The core voltages are not the same and increase power draw. You've also got a different graphics chip in the H SKU along with larger pcie and memory controllers, all of which will increase power draw.

    Which isn't to say H is bad. It just will naturally be higher when running higher voltages and with more powerful peripheral sets
     
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