Consoles: leave in standby or turn off?

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Voor
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Consoles: leave in standby or turn off?

Postby Voor » July 4th, 2019, 1:31 pm

I’m always curious what the proper protocol is for this.

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VideoGameCritic
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Re: Consoles: leave in standby or turn off?

Postby VideoGameCritic » July 4th, 2019, 1:53 pm

For me it depends on how much I'm using a console. If I'm reviewing a PS4 title and playing every day or so I'll leave it in standby so I can quickly pick-up-and-play. If I'm not in the process of playing anything however I like to shut it off - no use it sucking up power.

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pacman000
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Re: Consoles: leave in standby or turn off?

Postby pacman000 » July 4th, 2019, 2:09 pm

I got tired of all the tangled wires behind my TV, so I disconnected my consoles & only set them up when I need them.

Then again, I have few/no new systems; I probably couldn't do this if the systems needed to download updates all the time.

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Re: Consoles: leave in standby or turn off?

Postby zetax » July 4th, 2019, 7:03 pm

I turn off. Most also get full power-off via extension cord power-switch.


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