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It is caused by the hardware monitoring module of AIDA64 that polls hard disk drives (and SSD drives as well) and reads their temperatures 3 times a minute. You can however adjust that polling frequency if you want. Go to AIDA64 / main menu / File / Preferences / Hardware Monitoring, and set "Disk temperature polling frequency" to for example 3600 seconds. That way AIDA64 will only wake your drives once an hour.



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I have some tiny Idea…

Is it possible to stop the monitoring when the computer is idle?

No, it's not possible. And we'd prefer to stay away from trying to fix the limitations of HDD firmwares. We've already implemented the disk drive polling option.

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