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Used too many writes on a new drive?

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Hey guys,

Had a few problems setting up my new rig and ended up installing Windows 8 about 5 times on my new Samsung 840 Pro 256gb.

My question is, should I be worried about the amount of writes I wasted since I had to reinstall Windows so many times? I understand SSD's have a finite number of writes, and wanted to make sure I will still be fine and get the most out of my new drive.
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No.
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By the time it reaches the end of its life, you'll be either upgrading it or dumping it anyway. We're talking 5+ years here.
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nah your drive will be fine, i wouldn't worry about it.
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You dont have to woried abouth writecylcles , but always be prepared for a worst case scenario so make backups of data thumb.gif
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Thanks for the replies he guys, I feel better now. :-)
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