Who doesn’t have a love/hate relationship with their laptop battery?
Save cycles, save your battery
All laptop batteries are built to handle a certain number of charge cycles, usually somewhere around 500 full cycles and sometimes more.
Essentially, a charge cycle equals one full discharge down to zero percent and then a recharge back up to 100 percent.
Hibernation uses no power, as opposed to various sleep states available with modern laptops that use at least some power over time.
In Windows computers, you can look at your System Tray, your Task Manager, and your Processes tab to see which of those little icons really aren’t necessary.