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I found out, experimentally, what was already known by professionals like Google, that what really kills hard drives is starting them up and stopping them (mostly the former).

Any idea whether SSD's are more or less reliable than standard disks? My desktop has a 1 TB SSD.
I used to leave computers on all the time but this one starts up and shuts down in less than 10 seconds so I turn it off at night.

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