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2 questions im about to pull the trigger on a ssd.
1. i leave my computer on 24-7 will this affect the life of the ssd?
2. if so how much?
planning on using it for windows a couple apps and a few games like bf3
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1. Kind of.
2. Not enough to matter.

A lot of the SSD life expectancy concerns are overexaggerated. They wouldn't show wear for a few years if on constantly.
     
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2 questions im about to pull the trigger on a ssd.
1. i leave my computer on 24-7 will this affect the life of the ssd?
2. if so how much?
planning on using it for windows a couple apps and a few games like bf3

I have 9 years of life and my computer has been powered on for 6 days straight since I got it. Haven't even seen that date drop a day. Then again my Crucial M4 doesn't have throughput calculation so SSD Life may be missing something it needs to make that calculation more accurate.
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I have never read anything in regards to running the ssd 24/7 and its segregation. There is a reason a lot of people use them on servers, which are kept on 24/7.

I would just follow sean's Windows 7 installation guide, and that will optimize your ssd as much as you can.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds
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1. No
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Ty guys was the last question in the gambit i had:thumb: Much respect.
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