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Old 12-05-2004, 10:13 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Leave mine on 24/7, 8 years old computer, Runs strong like a tank, No problems. Only issues is electric bill. I think you'll be fine.

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Old 12-05-2004, 11:14 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I run mine all the time, hardly turn it off, like to leave it playin music at night, helps me sleep , Very seldom turn it off. My old one i had for like 4-5 years, never turned it off, ran strong, til lightening got it .

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Old 12-06-2004, 01:05 AM   #23 (permalink)
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i leave mine on 24-7-365 but i have in my bios to shut down the harddrives after 15min of idle time to save them on run time also same for my burners.. i have to manualy shut down my monitor though and it is what eats up the most power any way !
cost for running it 24-7 is minimal .. cooling also isnt a problem due to the fact im not gaming or anything so my chips arent doing much either just idle!
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Old 12-06-2004, 01:09 AM   #24 (permalink)
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My monitor only uses 3w in hibernate.

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