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User Info: Ryyaann_Is_Band

Ryyaann_Is_Band
3 years ago#1
Is it technically "bad" to run things off of them (ex. movies, TV shows) in the long run?

For some reason I have it in my head that it somehow degrades an EHDD over time if stuff in ran on it continuously. Would it be better overall just to transfer X back onto the computer's HDD if I was looking for prolonged usage?
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User Info: JKatarn

JKatarn
3 years ago#2
Why would it be? Differing file systems and interface aside, external hard-drives are mechanically identical to internal drives.
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User Info: LordSeifer

LordSeifer
3 years ago#3
its literally just a harddrive that is outside your case, there is no other difference
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User Info: Knight2520

Knight2520
3 years ago#4
Ryyaann_Is_Band posted...
For some reason I have it in my head that it somehow degrades an EHDD over time if stuff in ran on it continuously.



No more than it would an internal hard drive.
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User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
3 years ago#5
It's only an issue if your enclosure isn't up to snuff as far as cooling goes
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WyzeGye
3 years ago#6
or if you're running usb 1
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