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[LegitReviews] Samsung 470 Series 256GB SSD - Long Term Test Results

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Back in January following CES, we had a look at Samsung's 470 Series SSD which performed very well in our tests in comparison to other SATA II drives. Our readers have asked numerous times if we could take a longer term look at an SSD to see how the performance fares over time. We thought the Samsung drive would be as good a guinea pig as any. So, we loaded up the drive with our normal day-to-day OS filled with apps like games, photo editing software, productivity software, etc. and began to use it consistently over the course of three months. Measurements on a few benchmarks were taken at midway point and end to compare against the "virgin state" performance.
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Interesting.

I found it most interesting seeing the writes take such a beating but in reads it's like almost nothing happened.
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Interesting, losing ~40 mb of write speed in 4 months. I would love to see an update at the 1 year mark.
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those are sequential writes however, and most of the things written to the SSD aren't sequential.
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