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HDD vs. SSD

Does hard disk more resistant and reliable than solid state disk?
I think that SSD is more reliable but I am not sure...
How do you think?

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Re: reliability

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SSD is faster and more effiecient.

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HD's use a laser that reads a rotation plate. HDD's used to be delicate as the heads that read the plates could crash into the plate. Now they are more sturdy.

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Hmmm

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Care to try that again.
'HD's use a laser that reads a rotation plate'?

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Both have their flaws

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A ssd when it's running will tolerate being bumped/thumped/moved around.
Don't try that with a running hdd.

A hdd might give you some warning when it's about to fail.
A ssd just quits....one minute it's working fine and the next it's dead.

I vote for the ssd just for it's lack of moving parts.
It's doubtful Joe user will wear out a ssd.

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Thank you for helping me

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SSD is best

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Yes SSD is more relible.
An SSD does much the same job functionally (e.g., saving your data while the system is off, booting your system, etc.) as an HDD, but instead of a magnetic coating on top of platters, the data is stored on interconnected flash memory chips that retain the data even when there's no power present. The chips can either be permanently installed on the system's motherboard (like on some small laptops and ultrabooks), on a PCI/PCIe card (in some high-end workstations), or in a box that's sized, shaped, and wired to slot in for a laptop or desktop's hard drive (common on everything else). These flash memory chips differ from the flash memory in USB thumb drives in the type and speed of the memory. That's the subject of a totally separate technical treatise, but suffice it to say that the flash memory in SSDs is faster and more reliable than the flash memory in USB thumb drives. SSDs are consequently more expensive than USB thumb drives for the same capacities.

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