For laptop battery life, do I let it drain all the way before recharging?

I have a Dell Latitude D620. I need to know if I should let my battery drain all the way before recharging it, or if I should keep it on AC power as much as possible. Also, any other tips on optimizing battery life? Thanks

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No need

Today?s battery technology doesn’t require you to drain it up before recharging. If you are close to an AC outlet, keep it plugged, you won’t have any performance x energy consumption compromise, meaning your computer will work faster, if plugged.

 

It?s not a bad idea, though, let the battery drain up before recharging once in a while.

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