Can power on/off cycles affect the durability of a motherboard or CPU? Tags: Motherboards Power CPUs Last response: December 11, 2012 1:58 PM in Motherboards Share ratchet December 11, 2012 12:18:15 PM Just to cut down on filter cleaning, my PC is set to sleep after 20 minutes of non use. I only have a SSD so the only mechanical movement is from the fans but my son suspects that the power cycles may not be good for the board and/or CPU. Thank you! More about : power cycles affect durability motherboard cpu | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to ratchet Register or log in to remove anonymous1 Motherboard Expert CPUs Expert December 11, 2012 1:58:25 PM I dont see a problem. | Report abuse Reply to anonymous1 Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Motherboards>Can power on/off cycles affect the durability of a motherboard or CPU?> Related ressources: ForumTroubleshooting - System continuously cycles power on/off ForumMSI P67A GD65 power cycles on and off ForumNew build cycles on and off ForumUSB powering on/off during boot + MB.I.T ForumNew PC: recommended upgrades to improve durability /reliability? ForumGigabyte's P35 motherboards and boot cycles ForumBig question: DOES power supply affect performance? ForumOn/off and HDD led cable wireing ForumWhich HDD do you suggest? and what set-up? ForumLutfi's (2nd WC build) - officially first, build log. ForumAsus P6T Deluxe OC - No Power ForumPC cycling power ForumExternal Test Boot On/Off Loop ForumAre disk bearings really harmed by spin-up? ForumAre disk bearings really harmed by spin-up? ForumWhen we finally can’t attained athletic subject, Forum[MOTHERBOARD] HD Audio setup: What is Re-tasking function-front panel ForumCan I add/change the chipset w/ a video card on my P5g41t-mlx plus motherboard? ForumUpgrading Motherboard ForumBad motherboard? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !