Does leaving computer in Sleep mode have any downside?

Nov 28, 2010
No. I do it with my MBP all the time, but with an iMac it consumes a bit of energy due to leaving the RAM under power. As I have an SSD in my iMac now, I just shut it down during the night, as it boots in less than 20 seconds.
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