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SSD and Windows 7 Never sleep or turn off monitor

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Is it okay with an SSD to set the OS to never sleep, and never turn off monitor and hibernate off?

it's okay to also shut my pc down every night right?
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Yes, it's okay. SSDs actually benefit from staying idle since it will allow TRIM to do it's thing.
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I've had mine running like that for 7 months and everything is still running great! I did set my monitor to turn off after 15 minutes to save a little energy, but letting the computer run is fine.
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post #4 of 5
I shut down my PC every night as well because of electricity costs. Hope this is not hurting things.
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Originally Posted by Topgearfan View Post
I shut down my PC every night as well because of electricity costs. Hope this is not hurting things.
So do I It can't hurt anything. It's the most natural thing to do.
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