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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 #31 of 34
Cutting power will *I know from the past* corrupt windows, other files and programs.
So since I...kinda broke my power button
I use the shut down, then flip the power switch off..
it works.

Granted I gotta wait until the Mobo LED goes off to turn it back on...lol
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post #32 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by consume View Post
Yup, but only because my case probably has the worst power/reset buttons you've ever seen:



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.
I think what you need is my Staples Easy button power switch
    
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post #33 of 34
Of course not, I only use it when changing parts or working inside the case.
post #34 of 34
With the money saved on not having a switch on the P/S the manufacture could probably present you with a P/S with 10 more watts for the same money I do wonder what is the reasoning behind the switch.I bet it is a condition of getting "UL" certified, like every device needs some kind of "on/off" switch to be certified by UL.We all know that you can live a full productive life and never touch this switch.
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