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For how many hours per day does your PC run?

For how many hours per day does your PC run?

  • up to 2 hours

    Votes: 308 4.1%
  • up to 5 hours

    Votes: 1,580 21.3%
  • up to 10 hours

    Votes: 3,288 44.2%
  • I never switch it off

    Votes: 2,258 30.4%

  • Total voters
    7,434
  • Poll closed .

W1zzard

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#1
We are wondering if you turn off your pc between usage sessions? Standby? Hibernation?
 

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#2
From 7AM to around 10-12PM

My PC router runs 24/7

HTPC gets an hour or two here or there.
 

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#3
@ brandon...vote man!

I don't shut off my PCs unless I need to restart them for updates or software.
 

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#4
depends upon what tv shows need downloading ;)
could be from 8am to 2am the next day, or 4pm to 2am.
 

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#5
@ brandon...vote man!

I don't shut off my PCs unless I need to restart them for updates or software.
there was no poll when I posted sneeky! It was just added in.
 
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#6
24/7, WCG :)

and in winter, it heats my room :)
 
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#7
Mostly 24/7,some times i shut it down when im away from home so a couple of days or more(i serve in the military)
 

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#8
Times can be pretty random though out a day, could be 3hr's a day and could be up to 12 hours.

And to have a average would have to know in what time frame but it be a ruff estimate still.
 
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#9
My vent server is on 24/7 and my main rig is on when ever im at home and i shut it off when im done.
 

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#11
I didn't vote. If i have work my computer will be on no less then 6 hrs. If i have no work then up time is well beyond 12hrs
 
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#12
The Computers I use don't get shut down, they get put to sleep when not in use.
I don't always use my desktop, in fact over the last 4 or 5 months I haven't used it much at all; but I use either a tablet or a laptop, or my pc an average of 2-5 hours per day.
 
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#13
Great question...

Out of 3 rigs, the one I use the most for surfing and email goes into standby after 20 minutes. Draws about 5 watts in standby (according to kill-a-watt). It runs about 2 hours a day I guess.

My gaming rig doesn't see much use lately as it's sort of still a work in progress. So less than an hour a day.

3rd one reserved as my media PC hasn't been used much at all. It's plugged into my TV and larger audio system and still a work in progress. That one will probably be on 3 hours a day when it's up and fully operational, and loaded with media scattered amongst the 10 different hard drives I have. I'll have to experiment with sleep/standby mode on that, don't want it shutting down when I'm watching a movie or listening to music.
 
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#14
Usually around 5 hours...a bit more during the weekend.
 
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#15
Used to turn it off over night, but since last Fall, I've been running it in the evening for 4 or 5 hours, 2 hours in the morning, and Sleep in between. Restart it once every week or two, just to refresh.
 

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#16
there was no suitable option for me. I turn my PC on when I get up @ 7am, and turn it off usually around 11 PM, so about 16 hours a day. That's longer than I have the lights on in my house for.

what's more interesting to me is that I have 13 lightbulbs total in my house, and each is a 25W fluorescent bulb. That's 325W total, if I have all my lights on, every single one in every room(which never happens).

My gaming rig with OC pulls 1225W(monitors and stereo included). Almost 3x as much. :laugh: Thank god I don't game all day long every day.
 
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#18
24/7/365

unless a storm or power outage happens.
 
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#19
I run my PC 24/7. the closest i get to turning it off is when i go to bed; I crunch while i sleep so the monitor goes off along with keyboard lighting. Other than that i turn it OFF for 1 night every 2 or 3 weeks.
 

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#20
Kinda depends.

When I'm doing my day job it tends to be on between 7-12 hours or so.

When I'm on leave, I might leave it on 24/7.
 
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#21
only for updates or crashes does it turn off ;) it does go to sleep about 12-1am normally, and is back on by 8am.
 
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#22
24/7...
Contributing to global warming since 2003 :D
 

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#23
24/7 WCG FTW!!! :toast:
 
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#24
powercfg -h off
 

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#25
needs to be 24/7.
i do use power profiles.