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Should i be worries?

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Bought this drive refurbished on tiger direct 5 days ago. Did all the tweaks and what not.

Installed os and now have about 23gb filled out of the 119gb available.

I dont know where all those writes came from earlier but i haven't intentially put any writes on my drive since Saturday.

Now it says my life expectancy is till 2012?

I know that many say that the ssd will outlive my hardware. However this result doesn't seem very confirming to me.
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post #2 of 5
The life expectancy reading you are getting is incorrect.It's that simple.
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Hmm ok. Anything i should be watching out for ?
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I ran a generic one on my intel SSD and it said 8 years lol
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post #5 of 5
It's inaccurate, don't believe any of it imo. It's just trying to scare you I'd say.

As long as you look after your SSD well and don't do excessive writes on it such as installing software and junk a lot, you should be fine. Along with the general guidelines such as not defragging it, disabling hibernation, system restore and windows logs, those things should add to the lifespan of your SSD.

So the bottom line is that if you maintain your SSD well, it'll last you for way longer than what it's estimating at, afterall, that program doesn't know what you do on the SSD anyway.
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