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2 questions regarding my Samsung 840 PRO

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I have the 256gb.

I use Corsair Link software.

1. I use the Corsair Link software, and it says my Samsung SSD is running at 73c and that's under LIGHT load... is this normal?

2. I have Windows 8 and I went into my power management and I turned off "turn off Hard drive after x mins" if I have it so Windows 8 does not turn off my hard drive when idle will it lower the life span of my SSD?
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post #2 of 6
I don't have any personal experience but I hear corsair link is just terrible. So I'd check the temps from something else first.
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Using CPUID HWmonitor, my SSD reports 32c, so i would check some other temp monitoring software.

Turning off an SSD wouldn't make that much of a difference in the life of it. the number of times it gets written to and re-writes the same block would make much more of a difference in the life. i think samsung has a special software for their 840 ssd, could try that for temp monitor
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Well my SSD is cold to the touch so I guess its nothing to worry about
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post #5 of 6
yeah haha. you would def. feel 73c tongue.gif
post #6 of 6
I would have thought so xD Clearly Corsair Link then.
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