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Windows 7: Does power plan actually affect performance lvl?

13 Jun 2010   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium

I am not concerned with my electric bill. From what I have read and heard, If I leave my pc on 24/7, 365 days per year, my cost will be sixty to one hundred dollars per year. I can live with that and even more. My concern would be with damage to my pc. That is another debate. Leave it on or turn it off. I leave mine on from the time I get up to the time I go to bed. I shut it down for the night. Since I have changed power options to balanced, I can tell no difference in performance than when it was set to high performance.

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14 Jun 2010   #12

Win 7 & 10 x64

does using "high performance" in power options use alot more energy than "balanced" or just a bit more?
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14 Jun 2010   #13

Windows 10 Pro

Does taking a shower use less water than taking a bath? Sorry I couldn't help myself :)

It depends on many factors, as does the shower analogy. Generally speaking though it will/should.
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