Question does turning off a pc with Western digital RED Drives on and off multiple times a day bad For the Drives ?

Apr 6, 2019
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I Have a Plex Server running on a windows 10 PC with 3 Western Digital Red drives
and I turn off the plex server when I don't need it and I turn it on only when I need it

I heard that's bad for the drives because Western digital Red Drives are designed to run 24/7 and only can handle a 2 or 3 restarts per week
is it right ?
 

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Please state your source about the WD Pro's.

I have a similar setup, never had a problem. Difference is, I have 16 WD Pro's in 2 servers, never had a problem, although 1 HD did fail once. Luckily I used Raid 10.

If HD's are powered down how they should be, I cannot see how they would break.
 

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