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Poll Results: do you use the power switch on your psu to turn on your pc

 
  • 11% (10)
    yes
  • 72% (64)
    no
  • 11% (10)
    how
  • 4% (4)
    my psu dose not have a power switch
88 Total Votes  
post #21 of 34
You know, I hear all the cool kids use the "Screwdriver to the MOBO pwr pins" way to turn on their PC.

BTW, "dose" is a noun with a completely different meaning than the verb "does".
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post #22 of 34
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by charlie310;13875871 
LOL. Why does it matter....Who cares?

And to contribute to your statistical sampling, No I don't use the PSU switch. That would mean I would have to crawl under my desk to reach the PSU switch and still have to press the case switch (when turning it on). I imagine that would be the same case with many others. I think this should be in the OT section, but anyways...I hope I helped.

you mad?

I'm not trying to make you mad or anything

anyway using the psu's switch means you have less cables in your case, and you psu if off when your pc is off (meaning no power is drawn)
that and I find it cool.gif
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 6/14/11 at 9:51pm
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post #23 of 34
doh.gif I had actually forgot that my psu have a switch until I saw this thread whistle.gif
post #24 of 34
Okay DuckieHo... I get the drift smile.gif

No, I dont use my PSU switch, I start up with the front panel power button. cheers.gif
Edited by Sethy666 - 6/15/11 at 11:56pm
post #25 of 34
Wow, another non-offensive, on-topic post of mine magically disappears. I guess someone doesn't think sarcasm is humorous. To repeat myself, the power pin cable is like less than 5mm. The PSU not "drawing power" is not going to save you a noticable amount of electricty/money.
Edited by charlie310 - 6/15/11 at 11:37pm
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post #26 of 34
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Quote:
Originally Posted by charlie310;13890726 
Wow, another non-offensive, on-topic post of mine magically disappears. I guess someone doesn't think sarcasm is humorous. To repeat myself, the power pin cable is like less than .5mm. The PSU not "drawing power" is not going to save you a noticable amount of electricty/money.

less than .5mm, no way
maybe in a small case, bun not a full tower

also keep in mind some mobos have leds on them that stay on whenever the psu has power
these draw power but not much
that and they can be annoying


I not trying to force people to use the psu power switch or anything
I just wanted to know how many do
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 6/15/11 at 11:35pm
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post #27 of 34
I use the case button or the mobo button if I feel like and have the case open or am running without a case.
post #28 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo;13890794 
less than .5mm, no way
maybe in a small case, bun not a full tower

also keep in mind some mobos have leds on them that stay on whenever the psu has power
these draw power but not much
that and they can be annoying


I not trying to force people to use the psu power switch or anything
I just wanted to know how many do

Like I said, all the cool kids "dose" use screwdrivers to power on their PCs. But, you do make a very logical argument.
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post #29 of 34
I am open air atm and power on after ac loss is set, so yeah I do use the power swtich on the psu.
But I also have to do the metallic-body-flashdrive to the pwr/rst pins sometimes when computer lock up or something.
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post #30 of 34
Yup, but only because my case probably has the worst power/reset buttons you've ever seen:

system-builder-marathon,O-D-178429-13.jpg

I mean seriously, whoever designed that needs to be fired. Its so much easier to just flip the switch on the back than blindly try to find the power button in the dark.
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