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Whats the best ssd hard drive out right now for the money?

by xxjohnkxx / October 15, 2009 8:07 AM PDT
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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 15, 2009 9:10 AM PDT
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old article... samsung is only a value choice
by ramarc / October 15, 2009 10:21 AM PDT
In reply to: Samsung.

a good SSD has to support TRIM (or implement some TRIM-like behavior). all samsung based SSDs don't and over time they'll start to stutter. they also drag when performing small random writes. this recent article goes into the issues with SSDs and shows that the sammy isn't up to snuff compared with every other current SSD.


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Thanks for the update.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 16, 2009 1:21 AM PDT

Hard to keep these article more than a few months current but the stutter issue was not an exclusive to that maker. Since flash has wear issues you should see this in every model RSN.

I'm just an embedded designer and author so wear leveling and wear avoidance is right up there on the top ten things we fret about in our designs and firmware.

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Patriot Torqx bar none
by villanim / October 17, 2009 12:50 PM PDT
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