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Is it OK to set the video card (HD6850) to turn off on sleep? If I do does it still draw idle power or is it completely off?
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On sleep it should be completely off if I recall right. Only the RAM, some parts of the CPU and some motherboard chips are powered on.
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Originally Posted by dragosmp View Post
On sleep it should be completely off if I recall right. Only the RAM, some parts of the CPU and some motherboard chips are powered on.
Correct! In Windows 7, only the RAM and some MB parts draw a couple of watts. The video card will be totally off and then fan won't spin.
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