idle component

idle component

[′īd·əl kəm′pō·nənt]
(electricity)
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Advanced Power Management for Windows NT from HP and Phoenix Technologies: Delivers advanced power-management capabilities by automatically powering down idle components when the computer is running and by providing two power settings that automatically configure the PC for either "best PC performance," or "best power conservation.
Idle components lose value each week and product delays caused by inaccurate preparation often mean lost customers.