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Re: OT Interesting power requirements... MORE

Subject: Re: OT Interesting power requirements... MORE
From: Daniel James
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 14:01:41 -0000
Newsgroups: uk.comp.homebuilt
In article 
news:<[email protected]x>
, [email protected] wrote:
> CMOS battery must fails just as fast with power off as with power
> always on.  These batteries do not fail from power consumption.  In
> standby or power off, the battery discharges at the same rate - called
> an internal discharge rate or sometimes called shelf life.  If a
> battery fails faster with power removed, then the motherboard has a
> design defect.

So ... you're saying that the CMOS battery doesn't discharge any faster 
when it is doing work powering the CMOS chip than when it is doing 
nothing and the CMOS is powered by the PSU?

Can I have the plans for your perpetual motion machine, please?

Cheers,
 Daniel.
 



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