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6 Things You Shouldn’t Do With Solid-State Drives

6 Things You Shouldn’t Do With Solid-State Drives | Solid State Storage | Scoop.it
Solid-state drives are different from the mechanical, magnetic hard drives in wide use. Many of the things you’ve done with typical mechanical hard drives shouldn’t be done with newer solid-state drives.
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A handy list of the Do's and Don'ts of SSD's. Explains some of the pit falls of using them on different operating systems and through day to day use.

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Why Are Solid-State Drives So Expensive? - Make Tech Easier

Why Are Solid-State Drives So Expensive? - Make Tech Easier | Solid State Storage | Scoop.it
Solid-state drives are often praised for their speed, but you have to pay with a high price. This article explains why solid-state drives are so expensive.

Via David Hall
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Some of the major reasons for the current price tag of many SSD's. I believe it's only a matter of time before either the technology (requiring faster, more efficient storage) or demand (consumers wanting the best for their tech needs) catch up and drive the price down through mass or more efficient production.

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Explaining SSDs 2014 Update - YouTube

This video explains the advantages, disadvantages and technologies of solid state drives (SSDs). It is produced and presented by Christopher Barnatt, author ...
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A good <10min explanation of what SSD's are all about.

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Samsung debuts world’s first 1 terabyte mSATA solid-state drive

Samsung debuts world’s first 1 terabyte mSATA solid-state drive | Solid State Storage | Scoop.it
Samsung has announced the 840 EVO, the world's first 1TB mSATA solid-state drive.

Via SUPPORTrix Tech
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One of the major drawbacks to current SSD's is their low capacity  and price (compared to hard disk drives). It's good to see advances in capacity, however I'd also like to find out how steep a price pool this is.

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