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I turn it off everytime I leave the house or go to sleep. No idea why people would keep their computer running for no obvious reason for several days. Waste of electricity.

Folding!
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post #32 of 69
I either,

a) turn my PC off at night having turned it on in the morning (6am - 9pm)
b) leave it on over night if I'm downloading something eg. Steam purchases. Super-slow connection speed here!

If it's on one night then it won't go off until the following night so minimum of 15 hours. Max of 2-3 days.
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post #33 of 69
All day everyday dont see a point in turning it off since it provides heat while folding
post #34 of 69
Both my main and HTPC run 24/7. I'm super impatient and even though my PC boots up quick, I still hate waiting. for those 20 seconds.

Plus my HTPC is my media server for my home so it needs to be on.
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post #35 of 69
I just keep it on 20 hours a day and give 4 hours for rest.
I already burned a new avr so forever on is not an option
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post #36 of 69
I've had my main pc running for over a month.

I usually don't turn it off ever (other than maintenance and cleaning) and I've only been shutting it down and restarting once or twice a week these last few months due to my slightly toasted GPU (my bad for overvolting it too quickly) that starts to crash on the desktop (not in games go fig) after a few to several days and this 'resets' it.

Uptime right now is 3 days 8 hours so far.
post #37 of 69
14 hours, 100 percent cpu usage, still going strong at 48c
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post #38 of 69
Lookup: uptime gadget

current uptime
3d 04:57:37
d h m s


here is the one I use
http://www.myfavoritegadgets.info/uptime/uptimefullplus/uptimefullplus.html
Edited by Killam0n - 12/16/11 at 12:11pm
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post #39 of 69
I only restart when I have issues (rarely), install new software (rarely), maintenance (when I feel it is necessary), and windows updates (which you all experience...unless you own a Mac). I just put mine to sleep every night where the fans and lights all shut down. Pretty much hibernation.
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post #40 of 69
I turn mine off every day and i have never had a PSU go bad in my life
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