Originally Posted by veedubfreak
I have heard reasons for both. Some people claim that it costs as much money to "start up" as it does to just leave it running 24/7. Personally i just turn mine off because the quad puts out so much heat that it raises the temp in my apartment to unwanted levels.
same thing with vehicles and if your just "running into the store quickly".
i keep my servers up 24/7
gaming - only 4 hours on a day
laptop - if i'm not using it, it's in standby