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  1.    11 Aug 2017 #21
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Philadelphia
    Posts : 1,174
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    I've never used sleep on any computer, because it seems to rarely work properly. With the inventation and adoption of SSDs, there's little reason not to shut down a desktop or laptop when not in use.
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  2.    11 Aug 2017 #22
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Gibraltar
    Posts : 372
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit 1709 16299.19

    used to use sleep all the time here, old PC, and newer 8 Core Desktop PC, i'd sleep it from time I went to bed, til I woke up, after I got the SSD, started shutting down nightly for first time in 7 years. So far no problems with hardware that I noticed
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  3.    11 Aug 2017 #23
    Join Date : Mar 2017
    Posts : 5,802
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
    I watch a youtuber whose been in the business 25 years and he frequently states that hibernation is not really for desktops. I still stand by my statement that its better to turn the machine off when not in use.
    Hibernation is not good for anything it will use 75% of whatever amount of memory you have. I use plain sleep as my Electric bill is high enough and I leave my PC several times a day. Turning it off and on 4 or 5 times a day can't be good for it.
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