Quote Originally Posted by Grizzly View Post
Ehrm, if I have a choice between a 125 watt CPU and a 55 watt CPU, I'd go with the 55 watt CPU anyday. Energy is getting more and more expensive, and the 55 watt is cheaper in the long run.
70 Watt is very little though. Running it 24/7 for a year adds 613 kWh to total household power consumption.

Idle power consumption will be lower, power-off power consumption will be zero. In reality you'd be saving less than a tenner per year.