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Originally Posted by gibsonnova74 View Post
Alot of us folders leave our rigs on 24/7. I haven't had any problems yet.
This gpu folding Im sure we will see RMAs increase.
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The only tangible risk that's possibly worth noting IMO is an increased electrical bill. And a typical PC at idle doesn't usually use a whole lot of juice, anyway.
    
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Nah, as long as you use higher quality components (not a $10 PSU) and make sure that the heat doesn't get trapped there is no tangible risk.
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Not having a battery backup is far more detrimental to this subject than the subject itself.
    
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Not having a battery backup is far more detrimental to this subject than the subject itself.
Oh i have proof of this one. Recently in my area there have been some bad storms and the power failures that come with them. The constant dips finally did in my Thermaltake psu. I ran this thing practacly 24/7(folding) for almost two years without any trouble at all. I do believe that a ups of some sort would have helped.
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