Stand-by Vs Shutdown Vs Hibernation Share on Facebook Post on reddit Tweet on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Home › Forums › Other › Misc › Stand-by Vs Shutdown Vs Hibernation This topic has 9 replies, 5 voices, and was last updated 13 years, 3 months ago by rvalstar. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts m80armMember Jun 14, 2007 at 7:19 am #126097 What do you guys do with your main desktops at night? I always shutdown my desktop but I read somewhere that it’s actually worse for the PC to be shutdown everynight than it is to leave it on / hibernate but it uses more electricity when switched on. Just wondering what other people do? Michael Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.