[SOLVED] With an enterprise drive for home use should I turn off built in idle

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Is my understanding enterprise drives behave differently and that there constantly idling built in the hard drive by defualt?

Now if so would it be better to disable the enterprise idle feature as I read somewhere you can download seachest tools and disable idling in it

And since I'm using a enterprise drive for home use storage not alot of accessing would it be better for longevity to turn off what I assume is permanent idle so that windows can turn the disk off after 10minutes of inactivity
 

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Seagate Exos 7e8 supposably since it's an enterprise drive it will idle built in firmware that's make it idle I read that some people turn that off in seachest tools windows turns drives of after 20minutes would seem to me disabling it would be best if can on the hard drives side however it might not be built to spin up and spin down alot so am wondering what you guys think

However with 5yr warranty it might not matter and is an enterprise feature best disabled for home use
 

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That was funny had to give it to ya I kinda answered my own question

I don't know though guess there no real answer 5yr warranty I guess is the same just enterprise function not on reguler hard drives
 

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