1. Greenlink74's Avatar
    II have wrote about 10 TB to my SSD and it's 4 years old, is it time to replace?
    07-15-2017 03:34 PM
  2. Guytronic's Avatar
    It's difficult to say.
    Depends on the read/write rating for the SSD.
    07-15-2017 03:56 PM
  3. xandros9's Avatar
    Yea, like a car the mileage in relation to its longevity usually counts more than the age. (of course a car left sitting will deteriorate more than an SSD left sitting but that's besides the point)

    What's the SSD rated for? I hear SSD Life's trial or Open Hardware Monitor offers information you'll want to see.

    My SSD is just shy of four years of age and it isn't giving any signs of kicking the bucket.

    This specific SSD isn't giving the aforementioned tools enough information to assess its health in fine detail beyond "healthy" though. (and CrystalDiskInfo pegs total host writes at over 500 TB which I frankly don't believe.)
    07-16-2017 03:34 PM
  4. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Depending on the SSD, the MTBF can be quite high. I just looked for the best selling SSD on Newegg: https://forums.windowscentral.com/e?...token=oNAw3bf9

    MTBF is 2M hours. Equating to about 228 years. Now, this is all theoretical, but I don't think you have anything to worry about. However (and I'm guilty of this), if this is a good excuse to upgrade or try a new SSD, go for it. The older SSD can act as a backup of your OS.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    08-15-2017 08:53 AM

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