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  1. #1

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    Sep 30, 2008
    Screen Saver or put display to sleep?
    Not sure if its the right sub-forum but here it goes.

    Right now i have disabled the screen saver and set up the display to sleep after 5 minutes of no use.

    I'm not really a fan of screen savers thats why i rarely used them, but what's best for my display? to be turning on and off every now and then or to have a screen saver running for a longer periods of time?

    Hope i made myself clear. And its not about commodity, just wondering for the health of my shinny display
    Intel iMac 24" 2.8Ghz / 4gb
    PowerBook G4 12" 1.33Ghz / 1.25gb
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    Canon 30D, recently inherited!

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    Aug 25, 2008
    dude, i hate the time constrictions with screen savers.. but I love expose, I have it set so whenever I want a screen saver I just put my cursor in the bottom right corner and it activates it.. pro as **** .

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    Jul 19, 2008
    It shouldn't be an issue if your screen keeps turning off. The purpose of screen savers is pretty irrelevant nowadays as screen technologies improve. Back then, when a screen remains stagnant and you change to another window, you would see a ghost of the previous window.

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