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|02-24-2013 09:29 PM|
|02-24-2013 07:35 PM|
If your so damn smart (typing keywords into a box), might it be best just to keep your mouth shut and let someone else get the "question answering headache" so you no longer have to?
|02-23-2013 11:34 PM|
|02-23-2013 03:05 PM|
|02-23-2013 11:51 AM|
|02-23-2013 10:54 AM|
|02-23-2013 10:20 AM|
What are you using your computer for? Screen shot please?
I don't use my SSD for storage.
|02-23-2013 10:03 AM|
|02-23-2013 09:38 AM|
I've seen the 840 go for 400TB of writes before kicking the bucket. I'd rather have quality TLC over inferior MLC (like OCZ) any day of the week.
I have a 240gb Corsiar Force GT with about 10+ windows/games/drivers/updates installs over 2 years on my current rig. I have no more than 5TB of reads. Writes are below 1TB. 100TB till it kicks the bucket still translates to 20 years. I don't believe any of these TLC failure claims without links or proof that they fail so quickly.
|02-23-2013 07:46 AM|
|Shurak||Posted wrong place|
|02-23-2013 07:06 AM|
|5thElement||TLC based drives will last you about 1 year. Good luck to all who purchased this.|
|02-23-2013 06:53 AM|
There have been many numerous postings regarding some tests being ran on these on slickdeals previous deals. I will have to dig to find out, I believe it was maybe around 100TB before the 840 completely died (not sure if it was a 250GB version).
But there is this review, if you write 10GB a day it will last around 7 years on a 250GB
The above is based on 256GB (though there is only 250GB exist), taking the above estimates into consideration it becomes 10GB/day or 3.5TB/year for 7 years.
|02-23-2013 05:52 AM|
3.5 years estimated life? Geez, what if I write to my SSD twice as much as an average user - less than 2 years of life. Thank you, I'll pass. My 40GB system HD is 11 years old. Some slickdealers were wearing pampers when it started churning. I've got a SSD recently and I'm starting to play with it. It's kinda hard to set up in XP with SATA-IDE adapter, etc.
TLC must die!
|02-23-2013 05:51 AM|
I run VMs. For others, it might be high IO apps like video processing or editing. There's always a reason.
I'm glad your 90GB works for you.
|02-23-2013 05:49 AM|
The 256 is practically $200...
But they want $500 for the 512gb 840 pro. Is that the one you're waiting to hit $200??
If it did before, that sounds like a steal!
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