[tpm] OT: Are SSDs really worth purchasing to speed up our computing experience?
adnan.kobir at gmail.com
Wed May 30 16:50:00 PDT 2012
Also it depends on the type of SSD your buying. I bought a ocz revodrive x4
and it just blew away every other SSD.
On May 30, 2012 7:33 PM, "Tom Legrady" <legrady at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have heard that SSDs have limited lifetimes, compared to disk, only so
> many read-write cycles. Don't know how significant that is in actual use.
> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 6:42 PM, Dave Doyle <dave.s.doyle at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On 30 May 2012 18:38, James E Keenan <jkeen at verizon.net> wrote:
>>> I don't know what SSD means in this context? Can anyone explain?
>> Solid State Drive. Flash memory hard drive instead of the spinning disk.
>> And for the record: SSD is a huge performance increase when you do
>> ANYTHING I/O based. I mean it. My MBP flies. Yes, it has a nicer
>> processor than my old 'puter, but folks who have the same model and the
>> traditional spinning disk HD have commented on the speed of my boot.
>> Having attempted to process CPAN before by expanding every tarball, I can
>> tell you the difference is stunning between my old iMac and my MBP.
>> dave.s.doyle at gmail.com
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