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Does the wallpaper slideshow need more resources than having a static desktop background?
 

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Definitely hurts the battery life on laptops. As a result, I'm going to say it definitely needs more resources, but as long as you aren't doing it when benching, should be a moot issue.
 

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I guess so as it's constantly running a 'timer' with a set interval, which in it self will use some resources (not a lot though). It will probably 'peak' resource amount when the desktop is about to change.

It shouldn't be very noticeable though, resource-wise.
 

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It'll probably use a little more recources but not much, and this will only be a when pictures are changing I would imagine. Doesn't seem to show much extra usage on my system though in task manager > performance.
 

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On your sig rig you won't notice it at all.
 

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thats cool... I'm using it tho I don't have a lot of HD wallpapers to run through. :/
 

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You will notice it a bit when it changes but not while it is still. Don't have it to change every 30 seconds.

I have mine to switch every 15 minutes. the theme I use while gaming has it off.
 
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