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Old 05-25-2006, 11:08 AM   #21
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I leave mine on 24/7, however I do set it to low power when it's idle. The biggest juice sucker is usually big CRT monitors.. which is why I always turn mine off when I leave my desk.

Lets see.. my specs.. all that crap.. hmm.. I imagine when the PC is idle, with the hard drives shut off, memory not fully loaded, and cpu just kinda sitting there, with low temps.. heh, this thing doesn't use much power at all when you think about it.

Besides, the power we use here comes from a dam, so other than the power bill, I could care less how much power gets used. Now if it was a nuclear power plant or something, that would be different.

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Old 05-25-2006, 06:18 PM   #22
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My mom doesn't let me leave mine on all night.... I don't know why, lol!

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Old 05-25-2006, 06:25 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by DJ-CHRIS
I shut my desktop off before I go out (Example: School) and before I go to bed.

Laptop stays in sleep or hibernate unless some noob turns it off
Same with me
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Old 05-25-2006, 06:27 PM   #24
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i let my lappy charge overnight, i leave my desktop stay on 24/7, but i set it to hibernate at 1 unless im with friends, cause i like to watch tv b4 i go to sleep, so evrything hibernates, but i never turn it off

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