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Unless you really can’t put more RAM in your machine, no.

Swap is fairly read/write heavy, and it’ll definitely eat into the the life of your SSD. SSDs already have a shorter lifespan than mechanical drives as it is so it’s probably in your best interest to prolong it.

Format your SSD in a flash-friendly format like F2FS if your distro supports booting from it, increase your actual RAM if you really need more RAM and avoid using swap off an SSD if you can really help it.

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If more physical ram isn’t an option, maybe buy a cheap 120GB SSD and use it as dedicated swap space?

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I have double the swap than physical memory in a swap partition. In not concerned about wearing it out, and I like having plenty of space for hibernation ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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I think we need far more context to give you a useful answer.

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