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Posted · Original PosterOP

Like the title says I'm just wondering. Personally I RARELY turn my pc off, only if needed. (ex. restart after install) I guess I like having my things as I left it. Would love your feedback, thanks.

Also... Is there any real downsides to this that I don't know about? o.O


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Electicity bills in summer are expensive as fuck so I turn my PC off when I didn't stream animes or music


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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, Electronics Wizardy said:

Well my main systems uptime is 13 days.

Mines a little over 12 right now haha


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when ever I go away for a few days or need to make some adjustment. 

Edit: Nighthawk is put in sleep mode every night.

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preferably every night, but even when i keep it on for a long time i take good practisce on doing at least one reboot per week.

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Just now, Electronics Wizardy said:

Might as well sleep it. It pulls almost no power when sleeping.

For some stupid reason my computer suddenly wakes up while sleeping so I purposely turn it off completely


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When my pc keeps waking up out of sleep mode.


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5 minutes ago, J/C said:

Like the title says I'm just wondering. Personally I RARELY turn my pc off, only if needed. (ex. restart after install) I guess I like having my things as I left it. Would love your feedback, thanks.

Also... Is there any real downsides to this I don't know about? o.O

Put it too sleep overnight or if i'm going to be back within the day. Shut it down if I won't be back for a day or two. Although I normally shut my laptop down.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, GarnetDevil said:

For some stupid reason my computer suddenly wakes up while sleeping so I purposely turn it off completely

It might be your mouse/keyboard? Most likely windows update? (Had this problem on my htpc before, ended up being my wireless mouse)


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1 minute ago, GarnetDevil said:

For some stupid reason my computer suddenly wakes up while sleeping so I purposely turn it off completely

There are ways to fix that. I had to do it on my PC.


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Just now, imperialplanet said:

When my pc keeps waking up out of sleep mode.

 

2 minutes ago, GarnetDevil said:

For some stupid reason my computer suddenly wakes up while sleeping so I purposely turn it off completely

http://www.howtogeek.com/122954/how-to-prevent-your-computer-from-waking-up-accidentally/


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Never turn mine off unless I am tinkering with something or have to go out of town or power goes out...


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Just now, NinjaJc01 said:

did it before it worked for a couple of days then starts doing it again. 


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I only put my PC to sleep if I download something and go away. Other than that I never put my PC to sleep. Always turning it off, waste of electricity leaving it on.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, MrDrWho13 said:

Shut down every night. 

Do you have a HDD rather than an SSD by any chance?

Nope, full specs are in my sig. I am a huge power user so I usually have many things open, like having everything where I left off at. :)


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9 minutes ago, J/C said:

Like the title says I'm just wondering. Personally I RARELY turn my pc off, only if needed. (ex. restart after install) I guess I like having my things as I left it. Would love your feedback, thanks.

Also... Is there any real downsides to this I don't know about? o.O

 

Hearing 25 x 120mm fans and two water pumps spool up makes me feel like I'm about to do some work.  I shut down or restart every chance I get.  :D


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8 minutes ago, imperialplanet said:

did it before it worked for a couple of days then starts doing it again. 

New software/hardware?


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