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Ok to leave SSD on all night?

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November 30, 2011 10:28:41 PM

Hello All,

I just purchased an OCZ 120GB Vertex Plus for my HP Envy 14. I have read to disable hibernation (which I have), and I have read mixed reports on letting the computer go to sleep or not (still not quite sure what to do on that one).



Normally I leave my laptop on all night seeding or w.e and I plan on doing backups every so often to my NAS. Is it ok for the SSD to be on all the time? Or should I just let it sleep and let the backup wake up the laptop when it needs to do its thing?

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November 30, 2011 11:42:04 PM

It is okay for an ssd to be on all the time. There are some variations of ssd garbage collection that do their best work when a pc is idle. Just have to be careful that the ssd is not being written too all night long.

What is "seeding"? I am not rfamiliar with the term.
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November 30, 2011 11:52:51 PM

^yep.
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December 1, 2011 12:50:24 AM

JohnnyLucky said:

What is "seeding"? I am not rfamiliar with the term.



By seeding I meant utorrent. Thank you for the quick response!
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December 1, 2011 12:50:50 AM

Best answer selected by normz.
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