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I assume it does, but will torrenting decrease the lifespan of a hard drive? Especially an external hard drive, and what would it actually do to it - kill some sort of I/O board? (Think I've seen an error like this.) Or will it make it slower at read/write at first, then just make it so slow it's unusable?

I ask because I used to have an external hard drive, I think it was Buffalo, and used to torrent onto it - eventually Windows was unable to transfer data to or from it, except for like... The first 10 seconds after I plugged it in. (It was via USB)

EDIT: Typo (on phone)