Contributors: Seung-Woo Kim, Vardhan Dugar, Jun De Vega
Intel® Power Gadget is a software-based power estimation tool enabled for 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processors or newer. It provides real-time processor package power information in watts using energy counters.
To get the best and most accurate data about how much energy your computer platform is using during operation you need a hardware power meter, but not everyone can afford one. But what options do you have? The answer is to use a software power meter.
Intel® Power Gadget 2.0 is a software-based power estimation tool enabled for Second Generation Intel® Core™ processors.
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