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I have a 64GB Super Talent SSD. The drive is manufactured by Samsung and uses the Samsung controller. I have updated to the latest firmware, 19C1Q. The drive performs very well, except for a large stuttering problem. If I try and write data to the drive, it will copy at a very high speed and then suddenly freeze for about 30 seconds. During this time no data will be transferred. This stuttering happens often and makes the drive unusable. It is OS independent, I have observed the same behaviour across Linux, OSX and Windows.

Is this a symptom of the drive's final days? Or is there something I can do about it?

The SSD is the MasterDrive SX, product number SAM64GM25S

http://www.supertalent.com/products/ssd_detail.php?type=MasterDrive%20SX
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