Difference between Sleep vs Hibernate vs Hybrid Sleep

Difference between Sleep vs Hibernate vs Hybrid Sleep

Difference between Sleep vs Hibernate vs Hybrid Sleep I am going to explain you in layman terms

Around 90% of the population today is using windows operating system in the form of desktop or laptop, I mean the people are using windows desktop\laptop but they didn’t know the difference between sleep, hybrid sleep and hibernate.

It’s very important to know such a basic thing as we can end up saving data or pc if we don’t know exactly what it is.

Sleep vs Hibernate vs Hybrid Sleep

Sleep is a power saving state, if we put computer to sleep we can Quickly resume to full power operation within seconds of the pc. However it eats more power and if you want to don’t use your computer\laptop\desktop for extended period of time then don’t use it.

Hibernate is also a power saving state, however its mainly designed for laptops as they have the battery fitted in it. It puts your work and settings in the memory. It uses least amount of power and you can use it for extended period of time.

Sleep vs Hibernate vs Hybrid Sleep

However on other hand Hybrid sleep is a combination of sleep and hibernate we can say. It’s mainly designed for desktops and you can see on the newer versions of desktops. It puts all your open programs and documents in memory and hard disk so that they can be retrieved at a later period of time.

In my video I am going to tell you in detailed about when to use which function to save time, power and abrupt shutdown of your laptop\desktop.

Please watch the complete video for proper understanding.

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. I wonder how much these options affect an SSD. I know that sleep doesn’t affect an SSD, but hibernate and hybrid sleep should affect the drive a little.

  2. as per my knowledge no it does not affect

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