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QuestionBoot Record of hard disk Pin
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QuestionUSB "lockout" when connecting and disconnecting HID device Pin
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QuestionSolid State Drives Pin
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Jörgen Andersson12-Jan-11 2:04
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Luc Pattyn wrote:
AFAIK solid state disks are faster, especially when reading data and hopping around (their seek time is much better). So the same problem would exist, at a much smaller scale.


You have a potential much bigger problem with SSDs.
You cant erase single cells in an SSD, but instead it erases pretty large blocks of data (usually 128kB).
So if you change a few bytes in a file, the drive will write another block, and mark the original block for deletion, and do the actual delete whenever it's idle.
If you use an SSD for logging purposes, it might never get idle for long enough to get the erasing done and you would end up with a drive that's not having any free blocks despite being far from full.
When this happens you will get a hiccup of a totally different magnitude.

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QuestionOne server hdd vs two normal hdd connected into RAID Pin
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QuestionDual socket Core i5 2500K versus Core i7 2600K Pin
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QuestionUSB in XP- external drive does not always "connects". Pin
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QuestionLaptop Keyboard Problem Pin
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