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Author Topic: ssds can lose data after 7 days without power!!!!  (Read 2307 times)

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Offline P5r

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Re: ssds can lose data after 7 days without power!!!!
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2022, 03:14:40 PM »
Yeah, They drain down fast too just sitting around completely off...I have a netbook & an older HP laptop with such drives & since I don't use them much I still must be bothered with plugging them in every week or two...

There's a down side to EVERYTHING!!!

Good article, thanks chrisNova777...

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Re: ssds can lose data after 7 days without power!!!!
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2023, 04:49:26 AM »
good thing i leave most of my computers on all the time...
better to back your data up to conventional hard drives maybe and use ssds just for "working space" + apps + save to a real drive

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Re: ssds can lose data after 7 days without power!!!!
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2023, 08:36:42 AM »
I installed a new NVME and SSD in my computer last fall. I put the old small system SSD (it had already been working for several years) in a box.

A few days ago I connected it - the whole system worked perfectly, although more than a year had passed.

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Re: ssds can lose data after 7 days without power!!!!
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2023, 07:56:37 AM »
What have you smoked today guys? Give me some

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Re: ssds can lose data after 7 days without power!!!!
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2023, 07:16:30 PM »
well its not like its irrelevant im sure we all own number of different brands + qualities of SSD by now.... its still relatively new technology, ie things didnt use to work this way so ya, anyone whos ever lost data on a hard drive failure will be forever trying to make sure it doesnt happen again ;)

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Re: ssds can lose data after 7 days without power!!!!
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2023, 01:28:00 AM »
You guys are doing it wrong. You gotta treat it like a exotic car. You pay more for it so you can open the PC case, and feel good about it. You don't take out a Lambo, as your daily driver. You're just asking for wear and tear.

Let the grocery getter take the beating.
« Last Edit: December 24, 2023, 06:12:25 AM by dawful »