Just for fun, I created a k34 plot via a Seagate One Touch portable drive as the temp storage drive.
It started on
February 07, 2022, at 06:49:05.
It completed on
February 18, 2022, at 14:23:04
Roughly 11 days, 7 hours.
Clearly that drive is designed for simple jobs, such as backups.
But it never heated up or made noise.