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disk cleaning and ssd life span

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    disk cleaning and ssd life span

    If I often use Disk Cleanup and CCleaner to clean the ssd, will it shorten the life span of the ssd?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    All ssds and hard drives will wear out over time, the question is when and how. Keeping your drives clean helps with efficiency.

    Read this "How to stretch the life of your SSD storage"
    How to stretch the life of your SSD storage | PCWorld
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  3. #3

    Posts : 376
    W8.1, W7

    Take look at this, and relax! (but never forget to do regular backup'ing, be it HD or SSD).

    The SSD Endurance Experiment: Casualties on the way to a petabyte - The Tech Report - Page 1

    "the fact that we didn't experience any failures until after 700TB is a testament to the endurance of modern SSDs"

    Judging by the results of those test, the way my SSD's are used they should last me around 100 years :O)
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