Xbox and PlayStation are very popular gaming consoles. The Xbox series was developed by Microsoft and the PlayStation was developed by Sony. Here you can calculate the power consumed by your Xbox or PlayStation. Their typical power consumption ranges between 70 watts to 180 watts while gaming and less than 10 watts during standby.
Power consumption of Xbox and PlayStation
|Consoles||Consumption during game play||Consumption during standby|
|Xbox One S||80W||5W|
|Xbox One X||75W||3W|
|Xbox Series S||Data unavailable||Data unavailable|
|Xbox Series X||Data unavailable||Data unavailable|
|PS5||Data unavailable||Data unavailable|
|PS5 Digital Edition||Data unavailable||Data unavailable|
Enter the wattage, hours of usage, and cost per kWh. The energy usage calculator for Xbox and PlayStation gives you the total energy consumed by them. Refer to the above table and enter the wattage of your Xbox model or PlayStation.
Energy usage of Xbox and PlayStation
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Terms and definitions:
Power usage of the device in watts as mentioned on its label.
Cost per unit:
The average cost per unit charged by the electric utility. Every country has different tariff rates. Visit: Global Electricity prices for details if you don’t know how much the utility company charges you per unit or kWH.
Units per day:
The number of units of electricity consumed by the load every day considering the entered operation hours.
Hours of usage:
The number of hours the load is used per day.
The electricity usage depends on the wattage and the number of hours of usage. The utility company charges you for the total kilowatt-hour of energy you have consumed. Kilowatt-hour is the product of the power consumption of the load and the number of hours of usage.
How to save energy with Xbox and PlayStation
- Turn off when not in use: Activate automatic shutdown functionality.
- Unplug when not in use: A small amount of power is electronic components even when the console is not in use.
- Activate power saving mode. Reference
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