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Table 1 A summary of power consumption types

From: Power management in virtualized data centers: state of the art

Consumption Type SPC DPC
Results from: The system components The usage of the system components
Source: The type of transistors and processor technology. The short circuit current and switched capacitance.
Reason: The leakage currents that are present in any active circuit of the powered system. The circuit activity, Usage scenario, Clock rates, and I/O activity
Reduction: Reducing the supplied voltage, Reducing the size of the circuits, Cooling the computer system. Reducing the physical capacitance, Reducing the switching activity, Reducing the clock frequency, Reducing the supply voltage.