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Measures the power consumption of a computer that has a battery power source or supports the RAPL interface. More information:

  • Measure power with the default of 10 samples with an interval of 10 seconds:


  • Measure power with custom number of samples and interval duration:

powerstat {{interval}} {{number_of_samples}}

  • Measure power using Intel's RAPL interface:

powerstat -R {{interval}} {{number_of_samples}}

  • Show a histogram of the power measurements:

powerstat -H {{interval}} {{number_of_samples}}

  • Enable all statistics gathering options:

powerstat -a {{interval}} {{number_of_samples}}