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Old 02-15-2007, 11:05 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by islanq View Post
Actually the opposite is true. A halogen bulb for your car run @ approx 50 - 100 watts which run MUCH hotter then HID (high intensity discharge). HID bulbs only require 25 - 35 watts to run and have roughly 4 - 6x the light output. Doesn't take a degree to figure that one out.
HIDs run at higher light output but with LESS energy and heat expenditure.
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