Hard disks are designed with the express intention that they will be left on 24/7, but there is no particular reason that you should leave the drive on all the time. Drive reliability may be affected by repeated power cycles, but over prolonged periods of inactivity it may be advisable to deactivate your drive.
Can I leave my external data storage device on all the time, or should I turn it off when not in use? Print
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Modified on: Mon, 10 Apr, 2017 at 11:26 AM
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