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post #111 of 132
The next gen... Philociraptor. Well played WD
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post #112 of 132
Here's for hopes for a leap in technology.
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post #113 of 132
RAID is not dead.
SSD's are great, but cannot fill every role at a worth while price yet.
HDD's serve as a great host for large, cheap storage.
VR's no longer fit into the product spectrum.

/thread
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post #114 of 132
I love how AzO has no response...
post #115 of 132
Every time one of these threads pop-up people start complaining about storage space and cost of SSDs, and I feel compelled to quote Duckie:

Low Cost
Fast Speed
More Storage Space

Pick two...
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post #116 of 132
Quote:
Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
Every time one of these threads pop-up people start complaining about storage space and cost of SSDs, and I feel compelled to quote Duckie:

Low Cost
Fast Speed
More Storage Space

Pick two...
Gotta love the pick-two-of-three comparisons. Also works for

Computers in general (pick 2):
- Inexpensive
- Fast
- Quality

Cars (pick 2):
- Inexpensive
- Fast/luxury (depending on what you are in to)
- Quality/Status

Sound systems (pick 2):
- Loud
- Quality sound
- Inexpensive

Etc etc etc...
post #117 of 132
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Originally Posted by SgtSpike View Post
I love how AzO has no response...
Ummm, what is there to talk about?

You're debating speed while I'm debating reliability. SSDs have yet to be proven in reliability. HDDs have been around for ages and is the age old standard, for most business and data centers they'll be sticking with HDDs for a while unless there is a demand or profit to be made by switching over to SSDs.

Like I said, if consumer SSDs are so reliable there wouldn't be a need for enterprise SSDs or industrial SSDs. Having a few users here and there saying their own SSDs have been reliable doesn't count as reliability.
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post #118 of 132
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Useless. Give us a 2TB hybrid drive with an on-board 32GB SSD < $250.
I think that would be useful and I would get it on-board SSD for OS and 2TB for everything else.
   
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O_o makes it sound as if WD had an alien queen in there!
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post #120 of 132
Quote:
Originally Posted by AzO View Post
Ummm, what is there to talk about?

You're debating speed while I'm debating reliability. SSDs have yet to be proven in reliability. HDDs have been around for ages and is the age old standard, for most business and data centers they'll be sticking with HDDs for a while unless there is a demand or profit to be made by switching over to SSDs.

Like I said, if consumer SSDs are so reliable there wouldn't be a need for enterprise SSDs or industrial SSDs. Having a few users here and there saying their own SSDs have been reliable doesn't count as reliability.
You are? Since when? My post was about speed, your post seemed to imply something about speed with regards to constant usage. Please point out where you were talking about reliability in regards to the SSD vs HDD argument.

Quote:
Originally Posted by SgtSpike View Post
Sorry, I've used both a VR drive and SSDs on my server (24/7 use), and SSDs take the cake by a large margin. Even under constant usage, the SSD remained at least 1000% faster than the VR drive.
Quote:
Originally Posted by AzO View Post
What do you mean 24/7 use? Leaving it on 24/7 doesn't mean 24/7 use. Non-stop constant reading and writing 24/7 is 24/7 use.

1000% faster? Seems more fiction than fact, when SSDs are actually slower than HDDs when it comes to uncompressable writes, unless you're using one a 240GB version and up or one of those MAX IOPS editions.
You didn't specify that you were talking about reliability or speed when you were debating what my definition of 24/7 use is. Since you replied to my post about speed, the assumption is that you are also talking about speed.

And directly below it, you debate my speed estimate by saying it is fiction, which I then disprove with my own anecdote. I just find it funny that you have no response to my reply, despite the fact that you were so adamant about SSD's being slower than HDD's.

Regarding reliability in business/datacenters, do we really care? But for personal use, HDDs have been extremely unreliable for me. I've had 2 laptop drives and 1 desktop drive die, my parents have had one laptop and 3 desktop drives fail, and my sister has also had a laptop drive fail. I don't care how reliable people tell me a HDD is, I'm not going to believe it.

SSD's all the way.
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