1.    28 May 2016 #1
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    Am I doing bad for my SSD?


    Every time I close my internet browser it automatically clear cache, cookies etc so every time it removes these stuff it is doing bad to SSD read and write?
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  2.    28 May 2016 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edward View Post
    Every time I close my internet browser it automatically clear cache, cookies etc so every time it removes these stuff it is doing bad to SSD read and write?
    Clearing your cache and cookies, is only going to hurt your browsing experience(much much slower loading times, as the browser needs to re- download everything again, instead of using the framework in the cache to speed up browsing), but that doesn't effect your SSD one way or another.
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  3.    28 May 2016 #3
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    Additional to above comment:
    A cache is a repository for stored data that is used to expedite the process of retrieving data. There are several types of caches, including webpage caches, hardware caches, software caches and memory caches. Caches are used to speed up a process so that data does not have to be recomputed or fetched from its original location and, therefore, saves time. The greater the requests that can be served from the cache, the quicker system performance becomes.
    What is a browser cache? | Security News
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  4.    28 May 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    Clearing your cache and cookies, is only going to hurt your browsing experience(much much slower loading times, as the browser needs to re- download everything again, instead of using the framework in the cache to speed up browsing), but that doesn't effect your SSD one way or another.
    Thank you Cliff
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  5.    28 May 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edward View Post
    Thank you Cliff
    You're welcome Edward
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  6.    28 May 2016 #6
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    Today's ssd's are engineered to last a very long time. Don't be fooled by old advice that they can 'wear out' from too much use. While it's true, it's so much use that most spinners will die before your ssd does from overuse.
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  7.    28 May 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    Today's ssd's are engineered to last a very long time. Don't be fooled by old advice that they can 'wear out' from too much use. While it's true, it's so much use that most spinners will die before your ssd does from overuse.
    Thanks for the reply Mystere .
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