Originally Posted by GGJstudios
No, not to any measurable degree. Your computer was designed to be used, so use it! No computer lasts forever, so make the most of it while you can.
I think that in some cases, hard drive intensive applications could shorten the life of the HDD. However, I think GGJStudios is correct.
Core Duo 1.83 Mac Mini, Dual 2.7 Power Mac G5, Dual 1.8 Power Mac G5, Dual 1.25 MDD G4, 1.6 GHz iMac G5, 900 MHz iBook G3, 800 MHz iMac G4, 500MHz iMac G3, 400MHz iMac G3