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S3 sleep mode when I'm not using it. It only uses 30-35 kWh a month that way.
What is S3 sleep mode? Does this also make the temps go down?
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post #62 of 75
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What is S3 sleep mode? Does this also make the temps go down?
Yes, it's similar to idling your car. It's still on but not... if I am not mistaken.

I leave all my computers except my laptop on all the time (normally folding or something).
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post #63 of 75
Desktop: On 24/7. Will give it a break once every month or every 2 months.
Laptop: No, or I would be on my 10th one. They overheat way too easily.
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24/7/365.... yep folds when im not using it.
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post #65 of 75
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Originally Posted by ramenbuoy View Post
Yes, it's similar to idling your car. It's still on but not... if I am not mistaken.

I leave all my computers except my laptop on all the time (normally folding or something).
I had a few questions:
Is it bad to keep putting your computer in and out of sleep mode?
If I set it to automatically go into sleep mode after a certain amount of time of no activity what is a good time frame?
What is the difference between sleep and hibernation
Will the computer continue to DL in sleep mode? (guessing no)
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post #66 of 75
I turn my computer off if I'm not using it. I used to put it to S2 sleep mode, but my computer started having problems restarting after I changed the mobo, so I just leave it off now.
post #67 of 75
My power is included in my rent now so it's always on.
post #68 of 75
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I turn my computer off if I'm not using it. I used to put it to S2 sleep mode, but my computer started having problems restarting after I changed the mobo, so I just leave it off now.
what is the difference between s2 or s3 sleep mode
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post #69 of 75
My sig rig is on 24/7 for downloads from RSS feeds and such. Folded for about a year to get my 1m and will probably do so again soonish.
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post #70 of 75
Sig rig is on 24/7 for folding (but would probably still be on even if I weren't folding). HTPC and MacBook Pro are either off or suspended when not in use.
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