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    So ...In the long run, which is better? HDD or SSD?

    So ...In the long run, which is better? HDD or SSD?

    An interesting article, I believe ...

    https://www.cyberstreams.com/2016s-s...bility-report/

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    I didn't see the degree of daily usage mentioned—big diff between say my usage and a server's usage.

    I'll stay with SSD for OS and programs for the speed, HD for data storage for the price. Imaging and file backup are the guardians against failure.
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    4 years vs 1 year.
    4 years vs 32 months.
    Some work on data consistency is required methinks.

    cheers, Paul

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