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How to Measure Actual Hard Drive Usage on Windows

Friday, December 5th, 2014

This is an interesting (and useful) trick for folks who run PCs with solid state drives.

If you are using a computer with a Solid State Drive you may have wondered how long it will last. Solid State Drives, unlike regular platter-based hard drives, have limited write capabilities. While most modern drives are good for 600 TB of writes or more, it still does not provide you with information about how much that is in terms of time. One year, ten years, more?