[ubuntu-uk] Home Servers

Matthew Daubney daubers at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 23:22:28 BST 2007

LeeGroups wrote:
>> <snip>
>> Just something to consider;
>> If you can find a lower spec PC, (1 Ghz era is plenty) it would be 
>> better; your specs are very high for the occasional bit of traffic. That 
>> kind of PC will idle around 180 watts, running that 24/7 will add £32.25 
>> [1] a year to your electricity bill.
>> [1] http://www.ukpower.co.uk/running-costs-elec.asp
> I think your sums are wrong there chap...
> I had a figure of about £60/yr in mind for my 60w Shuttle server...
> The website comes to a figure of £150/yr for a 180w server...
Hmmm.....  maybe it's time to invest in that broken laptop I never 
dreamed of..........

-Matt Daubney

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