- How much electricity does a gaming console use? -

If you would like to know how much electricity does your gaming console use, first you need to know it’s power consumption.

The power consumption of a gaming console varies depending on how it is being used: gaming, streaming, stand-by… so the best way to learn the exact power consumption is to search for it.

As shown below, we have searched for the power consumption of a PS4 and have got the details from the manufacturer’s website.

Electricity usage of a gaming console

If your gaming console manufacturer does not disclose the power consumption details, your next best option is to use a plug-in power meter to measure the consumption.

We are leaving additional details about plug in power meters at the end of this page.

Electricity usage and cost calculator

Once you know the power consumption, the calculator below can be used to calculate the power consumption and the electricity cost of a gaming console over a period of time.

You just need to adjust the values in the PARAMETERS section to your requirements and the calculator will automatically display the RESULTS section.

 

Additional information

Not everybody it is familiar with terms like Watts, Kilowatts or Kilowatt hours so if you would learn more about them, have a look to this video that we have prepared for you.

All our videos can be found in YouTube, in both English and Spanish languages.

If you would like to learn how to measure your gaming console power consumption, you may also be interested in this video where we show how to use a plug in power meter.

If you are looking for saving electricity at home, have a look to this video where we provide some useful tips to reduce the electricity consumption and decrease the electricity bill.

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