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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 .
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#76
Kids computer is on typically 12-15 hours a day. Office computer is hardly ever on maybe 6-9 hours a week, and my gaming rig is on whenever i have free time :laugh: that's maybe 2-4 hours a day.
 
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#77
Not counting suspension/hybernation as "on line" time, my main rig is powered on for 16 hours/day.
 
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#78
I play alot BF3 with 1000 to 1500 tickets servers and matches can go up to 2 hours, plus internet navigation.
 
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#79
Running ~ 16 hours / day. Shutting down each evening and occasional sleep mode during breaks in daytime activity.
 
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#80
this pc runs 24/7....the laptop evenings mostly..the other two gaming pcs mostly weekends and the arcade pc rarely
 
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#81
Mostly 10-16 h/day but not every day.
 

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#82

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#83
3 systems on 24/7 two of which run World Community Grid 24/7
 
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#84
As I joined seti@home program in mid december my pc runs 24/7.
 
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#85
6 hours on weekdays unless something needs downloading (in which case it's 24/7). 16 hours on weekends, and all other times it's in S3 sleep. I reboot for updates and the like. Laptop runs for maybe 2-4 hours a day two to three times a week unless I'm gaming on 360, in which case it runs as my wiki/guide/map/spreadsheet. It lives in hibernate.
 

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#86
24/7

H100 is quiet with SP fans turned to absolute min RPM, i7 makes next to no heat even loaded with WCG, and the setup is pretty energy efficient so no worries right now.
 
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#87
I turn off my pc most of the time unless I'm torrenting something
 

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#88
Around 8-12 hours a day.
 
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#89
It's on when I'm awake, which is usually 17-18 hours a day (and thankfully, recently has been less), and it goes to sleep after half an hour. No standby or hibernate.


Isn't really a poll option for that one...
 
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#90
An interesting question would be - to those who leave their PC on, do you not care about the heat/power/noise? or do you minimise it?
Can't sleep without the noise. Drove me nuts when the power was out one night.:laugh::laugh:

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#91
Can't sleep without the noise. Drove me nuts when the power was out one night.:laugh::laugh:

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seriously i've gotten used to the white noise. it's only and hdds, everything else is pretty silent. that being said, even the bedroom htpc is through a divide to lessen noise in my room. also, there are some nights i need it totally silent, rare though.

heat/power i don't care as again those are not that bad to begin with.
 
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#92
Server: 24/7
VIA C3 router 24/7
Laptop for work 9am-6pm
Desktop pc 6pm-12am
 

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#93
Full blast 24/7. This is mostly due to running WCG.
 

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#94
I used to need the sound when I slept in the same room as my computer. I've gotten out of that habit. My tower was pretty loud when I was running a Phenom II 940 with two of these fans on a Thermaltake Frio.

SUNON PMD1212PTB1-A 120x120x25mm Double Ball Beari...

150 CFM is very loud at 100%, but let me tell you no matter what speed that fan runs at, it moves a crap-ton of air. Running it at 40-60% of max isn't too bad, but 100% is like a jet taking off. Maybe I'll take a video of it switch from lowest to 100%. :laugh:
 
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#95
my big rig . . . . almost never
my little rig . . . . . about 11 hours
my router . . . . . all day

I think my fans need to be replaced though,
 
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#96
On and off for up to 5 hours usually, plus I have a sneaking suspicion that the short people who freeload in my home may use it when I am not around.

If I am going to be away from my computer for more than a few minutes, it gets turned off unless I am downloading something via Steam. Or pass out at the keyboard. :D
 
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#97
PC stays on 24/7 unless a thunderstorm is coming or I wont be home for a few days. Laptop stays on as well, connected to AC adapter with battery removed unless traveling.
 
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#98
Have no need for 24/7 operation and actively use it about 6 hours a day at the most. I do have an old XP machine that I have an SSD on. Since it can't support TRIM I do let it idle for garbage collection to work for about a half day once a week.
 
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#99
I don't like power cycling (or thermally cycling) my main machine, and the idle wattage is less than a light bulb, so I don't worry about it.
 
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Depends, mostly around 14 hours a day with every day clean boot except if I run some crazy video algorithms, it can be several days up to two weeks. I sleep with my head next to my pc, so that's why I invested in some better cooling :)