Your powering on/off preferences?

Which of the following options apply to you? Multiple choices permitted.

  • I let mine run 24/7.

    Votes: 2 22.2%
  • I switch off overnight - no point in wasting energy.

    Votes: 6 66.7%
  • I switch off overnight - could be a fire hazard.

    Votes: 3 33.3%
  • I only switch off if I'm going out.

    Votes: 2 22.2%
  • Mine hibernates, it looks so cute when it's sleeping.

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    9

Taffycat

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What are people's preferences, or current thinking, about how they like to run their PCs?
 
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muckshifter

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I no longer crunch, so it's off at night. :)

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Most nights I switch off unless i'm doing a big download,

Just costs too much money to leave em on nowadays

*Oh and to ad. I hate Hibernate, I think it's a complete waste of time
 

Ian

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If I'm in the house and awake, the PC is normally on :).

Very occasionally, I'll leave it on when I'm out if the PC is updating, defragging, backing up or doing something else time consuming.
 

floppybootstomp

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None of the above, really.

I turn any one off when I'm not using it, simple.

I don't use any energy saving options, including 'hibernate'.

I'll leave one on occasionally overnight if I'm grabbing a big download.
 

Silverhazesurfer

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I leave my servers on. Most access to the home network is Laptop usage. The laptop is just closed when done. I think it sleeps, with one eye open.
 
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PC runs whenever i'm home.
The wiring needs replacing in the house & is on the list to do!:thumb:
 

V_R

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I get home its goes on, i go bed it goes off. Unless it doing something.

other than that its on most of the time.
 
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We turn our computers off when we go to bed,no point leaving them on; electricity costs so much now.
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Unless I am rebuilding it:lol:I leave it on as I am crunching:thumb:but will have to see how much the elertric is, as since the move I have only just had a estimated bill as the freezer is in front of the meeter:dance:and cannot read it till we get a under counter freezer for the kitchen.
 
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Quadophile

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I switch it off when leaving for work, otherwise as long as I am in it's on. Since it is a laptop keeping it connected to the mains all the time results in battery wear.
 

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