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USB 3 Yellow Port and Hard Drive use, NUC5i5RYK

Will using the USB 3 charging port reduce Hard Dick lifetime by having it always on? I have a USB 3 4 TB WD Easystore Hooked to a NUC5i5RYK. 

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Re: USB 3 Yellow Port and Hard Drive use, NUC5i5RYK

No, if shouldn't. Hard Drives have their lifetime spec'ed presuming alway on.

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Re: USB 3 Yellow Port and Hard Drive use, NUC5i5RYK

Great, thank you.

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Re: USB 3 Yellow Port and Hard Drive use, NUC5i5RYK

Hello ALand,

 

Due to this product being discontinued, Intel Customer Service no longer supports inquiries for it You may also find the  Discontinued Products website helpful to address your request.

Thank you for understanding. 

 

Best regards, 

Maria R.  

Intel Customer Support Technician 

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