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Windows 7: PC Life and High Performance Power Plan

18 Apr 2015   #1
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 
PC Life and High Performance Power Plan

1.Can using the high performance power plan shorten the life of a computer? Or does it just use more energy?
2.Does it affect HDD performance and life?


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18 Apr 2015   #2
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

It won't "wear it out". It will use a slight more energy.

I use my PC for my Recording Studio and have it set for high performance. The only thing I do is "power off" the monitor after 30 minutes. The PC (desktop) is a home built and almost 3 years old. No signs of any issues (e.g. fans) because of the power plan I'm using.
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18 Apr 2015   #3
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Well for me, the main use for this computer is for gaming. Is it fine as long as temps are fine?
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18 Apr 2015   #4
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Yes.
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18 Apr 2015   #5
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Thanks.
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18 Apr 2015   #6
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

No worries.
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