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Do you shutdown your PC watch

  • View Poll Results: Do you shutdown your PC (not put it to sleep or hibernate)
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    Only if there is an update or issue
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    Never - i let it update on its own
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    i don't and apparently neither do Windows engineers
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    Main PC, yes.
    Storage server, restart once a week for updates.
    Render machine, never.

    Never use sleep/standby.
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    I shut it down each night. LinusTechTips did a video about whether or not to shut down your PC vs sleep and there is some credit to both, it depends really.
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    (Original post by 8472)
    Main PC, yes.
    Storage server, restart once a week for updates.
    Render machine, never.

    Never use sleep/standby.


    Wat OSes do u use and last time i shutdown the servers was last year - mid last year
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    (Original post by Ninja Squirrel)
    I shut it down each night. LinusTechTips did a video about whether or not to shut down your PC vs sleep and there is some credit to both, it depends really.
    fair enough - funnily enough that isnt why i asked
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    I have not turned my main PC off since 2013. The only time it has ever been flicked off is for cleaning/upgrades.
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    Just get a decent SSD, boot your OS to it and then shut down every night.
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    Yes because I'll regularly be switching between different operating systems to get different work done. If I had space for a dedicated storage server that'd be staying on all the time for obvious reasons. But for the daily driver machines they get switched on whenever I need them and off when I'm done.
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    If you have a cheap or old SSD that you boot to then shutting down regularly can cause premature failure iirc (due to limited read/write cycles I think) but I wouldn't really think it's much of a cause for concern with newer ones or HDDs.
 
 
 
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