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 Is it better to keep my computer connected to the net and switched on all the time?

Answer It is always recommend to shut down your PC after you're done with it. It helps to maintain the integrity of your hard drive and other parts of the computer.PCs were not meant to be left running f... Read More »
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Is it better to leave a computer switched on all day or or is it better to switch it on and off when needed ?

My preference is to simply leave it on 24/7 just like people do in their offices at work. If your PC is like mine and takes about 5 to 8 mins to boot up each time, why bother shutting it down?
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Do you keep your home computer switched on 24/7?

No.Would you keep your car running in your driveway 24/7? Then why keep your computer running and wasting electricity and more wear and tear on your parts? Starting and shutting down your computer ... Read More »
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Approximately how much in electricity costs (£$) if I keep my computer switched on 24/7, 365 days?

this depends on your power supply unit in your computer.1Kw on your PSU is = to 1 unit of electricity at what ever you pay per unit.i run two computers up 24/7 almost constantly 650W + 480W PSU wit... Read More »
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Is It true that if you keep your computer switched on, it will last longer.....?

In my case it's not true. I left my laptop on standby all the time (for about 3 or 4 months) and just recently had to get the hard drive replaced for 90 quid. So I'm gonna say no, it's not true.
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