, [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?