External harddrive should it be power off or not

Hi everyone, just a simple question. Do you recommend to power off an external harddrive every time you power off the pc ?
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  1. depends on how you have the external optimized.

    if its optimized for quick removal then no.

    if its optimized for speed then it would be a good idea. although ive had one for several years now and ive never had a problem with it. just dont hard boot :wink:
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