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Networks Do you leave a router on 24/7?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by erratum1, 27 Jan 2014.

  1. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Our VM Stupidhub is left on 24/7... the energy saved turning it off for a few hours is negligible and not worth the ballache of waiting for it to settle down after turning it back on...
     
  2. murraynt

    murraynt Modder

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    The only time I turn my router off is when something goes wrong.
     
  3. rollo

    rollo Modder

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    Rarely turn my computer off let alone a router.

    You would save the same cash with one less kettle boil than turning the router off.

    Lots of fixed price 18 month plan deals out there at the min. We dropped from £75 a month to £38 by going to one of those.
     
  4. Big_malc

    Big_malc Minimodder

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    This is the way of the future :p
     
  5. MSHunter

    MSHunter Minimodder

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    well if thats how you see then use: CØ2
    ( Been playing with PCs since that was standard :D )

    and what happed to 7 with the line through?

    When I was in Kindergarten I remember the temp. postponed a numbers lesson to make sure she taught us to write 4 the correct way. like this: 4 or open at the top. :lol:
     
  6. LennyRhys

    LennyRhys Oink!

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    Yes, but it's like looking at individual calls on an itemised telephone bill. That call was "only" 75 pence, but the bill came to £200 for the month. Cut out all the unnecessary expense, and you find that you save considerably more than £5. :D
     
  7. play_boy_2000

    play_boy_2000 It was funny when I was 12

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    It never even occurred to me that people would even think about turning off a modem or router.

    When the power was out for a couple days last summer the modem and router were the first thing to get backup power, followed shortly thereafter by the fridges and freezers (had to get the generator for those beasts though).
     
  8. MonkeyTurnip

    MonkeyTurnip What's a Dremel?

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    My homehub 5 stays on, as does my server

    Get a home hub 5, much much better. I wont look back
     
  9. ferret141

    ferret141 Minimodder

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    If you're penny pinching some routers come with an eco mode. I'm not sure of all the features but when it's idle or between a set time period it puts itself into a low powered state and/or turns wifi off.
     
  10. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    i never turn my modem off, but the router gets turned off if nobody is home

    sounds like your setup has the modem integrated into the router, so i guess leave it on?
     
  11. blueviper11

    blueviper11 What's a Dremel?

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    I turn my off on night time,Not save money, Because you feel safe when go sleep!!:worried:
     
  12. xaser04

    xaser04 Ba Ba Ba BANANA!

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    That is on the cards for the future.
     

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