computer efficiency

computer efficiency

[kəm′pyüd·ər i′fish·ən·sē]
(computer science)
The ratio of actual operating time to scheduled operating time of a computer.
In time-sharing, the ratio of user time to the sum of user time plus system time.
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Impact Award : Xcel Energy , for its Computer Efficiency rebate program, which encourages computer companies to manufacture and sell more energy-efficient PCs to customers in Xcel's Minnesota service area.
At AMD, we are designing the hardware and software to take computer efficiency to new heights as demonstrated by the SANAM Supercomputer.
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Our development team focused on ways to enhance computer efficiency and this review speaks to the effectiveness of StartUp Manager in accomplishing that goal.
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