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DDR-PIII

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yeah, sure why not, I'll save the bit of energy that it dosent when it's turned off rater than in standby....nice thread topic btw :p
 

Disputant

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I used to when I traveled more, just in case it stormed to avoid power surges. I can't remember in the last 6 months or so when I may have turned it off.
 

Crash893

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i dont turn off the computer but i turn it off at night so i can sleep
 

beezee

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I don't see why you shouldn't turn off your monitor if you're going to shut down your comp. I'd say why not take the extra 2 seconds to push another button while shutting down your comp. It'll save energy and money (I know not THAT much....) Plus I wouldn't doubt that it would probably prolong the life of your monitor?
 

baqai

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i turn off my monitor when ever i am not using my computer, it saves energy, and turning off the computer puts the monitor in standby mode but its my habbit to turn off the monitor as well
 
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supra33202

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I thought monitors have standby mode, so that they can turn on easily without using much electricity. Will I hurt my monitor if I press the power button on and off all the time?
 

DDR-PIII

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supra33202 said:
I thought monitors have standby mode, so that they can turn on easily without using much electricity. Will I hurt my monitor if I press the power button on and off all the time?

Hrm, I dont think so, i've got a Phillips Monitor here that i've had for like 5 years or so and I've always turned it off and the button still works liek new :) the spring is just as firm also :)