The app has been quietly killing your SSD’s life for months by writing massive amounts of data over and over, even when the service was in idle mode. Spotify has been quietly killing your SSD
Nov 13, 2016 · The app has been quietly killing your SSD’s life for months by writing massive amounts of data over and over, even when the service was in idle mode. DON’T Spotify is …
The app has been quietly killing your SSD’s life for months by writing massive amounts of data over and over, even when the service was in idle mode. DON’T Spotify has been quietly killing
Nov 15, 2016 · The desktop app has been quietly killing the lifespan of your SSD (Solid-State Drive) by writing and rewriting huge amounts of data over and …
Author: Aaron Brown
Using the Spotify music app on your Mac? The app is silently killing the SSD/HDD of your Mac. Spotify users over the last few months have been complaining about the app writing tens of GBs of data within a minute or two in the background in some cases.
Discussion Warning – Spotify is killing SSD’s (self.pcmasterrace) submitted 2 years ago by FlammableAce I noticed space was randomly filling up on my SSD and it turns out Spotify was writing over 200gigs a day.
Top responsesHow do you check how many gigs is some application writing on SSD?163 votestl;dr of the options: symlink the cache folder to a ramdisk symlink the cache folder to a hdd those both work but I would rather just use the web player until they fix it58 votesLocally stored music library master race!140 votesJust as a FYI, changing the cache location in Spotify’s settings does not fix this issue as it does not move files like mecury.db (in appdata > local), which … read more27 votesYep. I posted this here in PCMR a couple of months ago.Spotify still hasn’t done a thing about it.25 votesAny SSD actually broken because of this? It’s a tough bug, I get it, but the title is a bit too much.26 votesSee all
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Top responsesDidn’t we used to be able to set the cache limit? Before the new UI?10 votesThey probably don’t want to pay for bandwidth. Bigger cache = less bandwidth4 votesFixing this problem doesn’t clearly increase revenue. Classic software problem1 voteJust use the web browser, and as a bonus you get no ads.1 voteThe pat that bothers me the most is every time I close the program it has to reinstall. Every. Time. Every time. How often you may ask? Every time.1 voteSee all
Spotify has had a bug for months that causes enormous amounts of data to be written to local drives. On hard drives, that’s a nuisance. On SSDs, it could prematurely kill the drive.
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The Spotify app is killing your Mac’s solid-state storage drive, and you need to update now to prevent it. For the past five months, a bug has caused the app to write massive amounts of data to