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post #11 of 17
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Is it bad to shut down your computer every time after you're done using it? I always turn mine off to save power.
when you turn the computer off, you have to turn it back on when you want to use it again. TO start the computer you are essentially electrically shocking the components. So you have to find the median between turning it off and letting it run
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post #12 of 17
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Is it bad to shut down your computer every time after you're done using it? I always turn mine off to save power.
I shut mine off when I go to work, but also turn off n unplug surge protector so no pwer is going to it.... but i always leave it running for 72+ hours if i change anything with a cpuz screen or something up so I know it hasnt changed (shut down/ locked up)

As for "bad for it" not sure, just what i do... i gues the constant up n down is wear n tear..
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I shut my PC down everynight because A. Its to loud and I cant sleep because of it And B. It heats my room up alot. So I pretty much dont have a choice. I Cant put it in sleep because the front LEDs blink all night and its very anoying.
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I shut my PC down everynight because A. Its to loud and I cant sleep because of it And B. It heats my room up alot. So I pretty much dont have a choice. I Cant put it in sleep because the front LEDs blink all night and its very anoying.
I leave my guy on for the same reasons you turn it off The LEDs serve as a night light (I'm scared of the dark) and the sound of fans whistling away, comforts me as I fall asleep. I feel safe knowing my armored rig is there to look over me when I go to sleep
Edited by Heavy Light 117 - 5/13/08 at 11:44pm
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lol.
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post #16 of 17
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Originally Posted by 10acjed View Post
hmmmmmm...

ya know i had a similar problem that i still dont know what happened, grmlin of some kind thats lurking around here somwhere...

in short, same deal (more or less), GA 965P S3, worked great for long time, swapped C2D for C2Q, still chugged away. came home from work one day and hit power... lights, fans, no sig to display..... played around a bit, cleared cmos, got it running, shut down and no go again...
New PSU, same prob, new mobo bat, same deal... grrrrrr, had pc on side to get in n out easier, no probs.... stood it back up and BAM, locked up.... grrrrrr

was convinced it was mobo cause i tried every other scenario, got new one, no probs at all.....

Delemma is this, installed a PD 925 on the GA 965 and its running like a champ now, so nothings wrong with the board.....

Still dont know what the original prob was, 2 psu's, 6 diff sticks of ram, new batt.... damn grmlins i tell ya.... they send em here so i buy more stuff......
Darn lol, did you tried the mobo alone too?? you need to plug a fan to see if it works, if you cant see the one on the psu.

I went to do some stuff today and somebody here turned it off, lucky it started instantly.

This is my first Gigabyte mobo and probably the last!!!
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post #17 of 17
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Originally Posted by Heavy Light 117 View Post
I leave my guy on for the same reasons you turn it off The LEDs serve as a night light (I'm scared of the dark) and the sound of fans whistling away, comforts me as I fall asleep. I feel safe knowing my armored rig is there to look over me when I go to sleep
HAhahahaa, mine makes so much noise and those 3 blue leds are very annoying, my rig is almost beside my bed lol!!!
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