People often ask us if it’s better to leave their computer on or turn it off when they aren’t using it.
While neither is truly worse than the other, there are a few different factors to consider.
How often do you use the computer? Turning your computer off and on constantly can put a strain on the components due to the fact that they have to go from a complete stop to fully on and the reverse.
Sleep vs. Hibernate
What’s the difference? Sleep is still running but uses low power mode.
Hibernate is almost the same as turning the computer off.
Which is safer?
Most experts recommend that you restart your computer at least once a week to clean out your ram history and allow your computer to do updates.
In conclusion, it depends on how much you use your computer.
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