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Weekend Open Forum: How much time do you spend on the PC daily?

By Shawn Knight
Jan 18, 2013
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  1. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,072   +1,797

    So much time that my computer chair had to go to the shop for an oil change & tune up.
     
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  2. spikester48661

    spikester48661 TS Enthusiast Posts: 101

    2 to 5 hours a day. on weekends 5 to 7 hours.
     
  3. supertech

    supertech TS Member Posts: 84   +10

    It depends what you mean by a PC? At the end of the day, all of the devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, are really "personal computers" in one form or another.

    I can't be without them so I'm pretty much always connected u less I'm sleeping.
     
  4. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,533   +48

    A good 8 to 10 hours a day normally. Tried to cut down but it's not easy.
     
  5. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,203   +2,638

    Too much time, I'm ashamed to admit how much.
     
  6. Typical day around 11 - 12 hours, sometimes more like yesterday over 15 hours (work) :(
     
  7. R3DP3NGUIN

    R3DP3NGUIN TS Booster Posts: 147   +8

    I'm permanently plugged into the Matrix. Although if I'm killed in the Matrix, I'm usually still alive in the physical, but with a heightened frustration because I'm no longer in the Matrix.
     
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  8. Blkfx1

    Blkfx1 TS Evangelist Posts: 837   +196

    Probably around 10 hours a day during work/school week. Which is 6/7 days lol. Sundays I usually sleep so no computing for me.
     
  9. Adhmuz

    Adhmuz TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,538   +445

    Longest spent on a PC straight (Bathroom breaks obviously included and eating at my computer) 40-48 hours at Lan Parties easily. Last night was on it for probably close to 10 hours. On average however is different, maybe 3 hours a day, 6 on weekends if I'm not going anywhere.
     
  10. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,208   +570

    I think asking this question of people who comment on <I>tech blogs</I> gave it a fairly predictable outcome. My answer, btw, is 1-10 hours, leaning towards the latter number most days. I'm not proud of it, but there it is.
     
  11. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,145   +193

    As my pc is my main entertainment center, probably 12 hours...
    I watched tv shows over it.
     
  12. Ma_ga

    Ma_ga TS Rookie Posts: 39

    8hrs of work + gaming + movies + studies = crap load of time in front of the PC.

    The average is like 10 hors a day, but can range from 4 to 20.
     
  13. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,706   +170

    During the weekday about 12 hours a day probably, 9 of them at work.
    During weekends anywhere from 0 to 12 hours depending on what else is going on...
     
  14. clubfoot

    clubfoot TS Rookie

    I have no idea who these folks are who send out these stats about PC use.

    I spend at least five hours per day on my PC at home because I play allot of driving games online. and that's not including the weekends :) And at least eight hours per day at work.
     
  15. KbloodyK

    KbloodyK TS Member Posts: 24

    About 18 out of 24.
    the rest of the time I'm sleeping
    cuz lets just admit it...
    we all take a deice of some kind into the bathroom.
    just saying...
     
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  16. LukeDJ

    LukeDJ TS Addict Posts: 350   +112

    Depends whether I have school and/or work or not. On a school day ill spend around 3 hours at home and around 2-3 at school. During the weekend ill spend a good 5-6 hours gaming and surfing the web a day.
     
  17. avoidz

    avoidz TS Maniac Posts: 455   +54

    A lot less than I used to. I no longer slide into bed at 4am after a night at the keyboard downloading new programs and playing with new emulators.
     
  18. abe10tiger

    abe10tiger TechSpot Paladin Posts: 770   +10

    I totally ignore my computer on weekdays, unless I have some research to do. On weekdays however, almost all day. XD
     
  19. fida1989

    fida1989 TS Rookie Posts: 20

    During working days around 8 hour in office and around 4 hours at home, that makes around 12 hours! In total around 75 hours per week!
     
  20. JRXP2010

    JRXP2010 TS Rookie

    About 5 hours a day on the weekdays. and maybe 15hrs on the weekends...
     
  21. Ahmed90

    Ahmed90 TS Member Posts: 99   +10

    As long as am not sleeping ? xD
     
  22. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 1,874   +134

    I do college on a computer, I am applying for computer related jobs and when I am home my entertainment hours are spent on the computer. So hmm 10+ hours if I don't go out.
     
  23. dcnc123

    dcnc123 TS Enthusiast Posts: 53

    About 8-10 hours with breaks every 20 mins on weekdays due to my work as a android developer and extra services(rooting , unbrick, upgrades etc ). On weekends about five hours at most..... average around 3hours :D
     
  24. MarkHughes

    MarkHughes TS Enthusiast Posts: 51   +14

    I work as a programmer and I use my computer for nearly all my entertainment needs from netflix to warcraft, in the week it's got to be close to 13 or 14 hours a day, weekends usually a lot less.
     
  25. ET3D

    ET3D TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,142   +62

    Like many others I work with computers, so I spend most of my day with one. I think that my PC time has been reduced somewhat since I'm married with kids, but I probably still spend around 10 hours a day in front on a PC on weekdays.
     

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