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(tomshardware) Plextor Reveals Its TLC-based SSD

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http://www.tomshardware.com/news/SSD-NAND-TLC-Plextor,21449.html


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Plextor's new SSD goes against this trend by offering speeds in excess of 500 MB/s (read) and 400 MB/s (write), random 4k IOPS of 80,000 (read) and 72,000 (write), and better reliability than comparable MLC devices




plextor has always been a favorite for certain hardware thumb.gif



first news post be nice biggrin.gif
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Am I the only one who doesn't fully trust TLC quite yet?
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"its chips are physically smaller, require less power to operate, and so far have mostly been used in lower end memory cards where speed and reliability are not high priorities."

I don't fully grasp this subject, why exactly is it less reliable? I mean if it's smaller and requires less power, how does that make it less reliable?
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"its chips are physically smaller, require less power to operate, and so far have mostly been used in lower end memory cards where speed and reliability are not high priorities."

I don't fully grasp this subject, why exactly is it less reliable? I mean if it's smaller and requires less power, how does that make it less reliable?

Reliable is the not the word I would use, all current cocern on TLC is just that their write endurance is about 1/3 of MLC drive on the same fab process( 1000 P/E cycle instead of 3000 P/E cycle according to Samsung's data on the 840 ) therefore they might not last as long.
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Reliable is the not the word I would use, all current cocern on TLC is just that their write endurance is about 1/3 of MLC drive on the same fab process( 1000 P/E cycle instead of 3000 P/E cycle according to Samsung's data on the 840 ) therefore they might not last as long.

Ahhh I see, thank you for the explanation.
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So TLC makes an SSD with a life cycle of 1/3 of the MLC?
This sound bad.
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unless they are doing something to make them more reliable. they say they are going to be more reliable then mlc so something has got to be different
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It is really getting annoying how consumers are being shafted with SSDs with lower and lower write endurance.
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It is really getting annoying how consumers are being shafted with SSDs with lower and lower write endurance.

That's the trade-off for lower and lower prices. Performance is fine on TLC drives and the concerns over write endurance are totally overrated, so I don't see what the big deal is. If you want a SLC or MLC drive you can still get one.
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