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So? You've just been lucky. What if you hadn't noticed the accidental deletion until after you had written something to the drive?

Then I would have lost a proportion of that data... and been sad. Ironically, the larger the data, the less there is to lose in cases such as accidental deletion. Now then, if it was something like financial documents then you'd be in a bad situation - but really, the small documents should be backed up to multiple sources in the first place (cloud included, as you won't be limited by upload speed) and flash drives because small flash drives are cheap. Either way, with an SSD, the chance of data recovery is vastly reduced due to firmware built RAID and garbage collection. At least with HDDs, you have a chance.
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So? You've just been lucky. What if you hadn't noticed the accidental deletion until after you had written something to the drive?

Then I would have lost a proportion of that data... and been sad. Ironically, the larger the data, the less there is to lose in cases such as accidental deletion. Now then, if it was something like financial documents then you'd be in a bad situation - but really, the small documents should be backed up to multiple sources in the first place (cloud included, as you won't be limited by upload speed) and flash drives because small flash drives are cheap...

doh.gif That's pretty much what I've been saying.
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...Either way, with an SSD, the chance of data recovery is vastly reduced due to firmware built RAID and garbage collection. At least with HDDs, you have a chance.

And, again, if you have proper backups, complete loss of a drive will not be a problem. Again, depending on being able to recover data from any drive is a foolish crapshoot at best whereas having multiple backups pretty much ensures you will not lose any data. If you are eschewing SSDs because you are afraid you wouldn't be able to recover accidentally deleted data, you are missing out on the benefits of SSDs, such as improved reliability, higher speed, reduced physical size, less power consumption, cooler operation, physical shock resistance, etc.
     
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Let's disregard the performance disparities Seagate! LOL

All my audio and video will go to the HDD. I will continue to abandon loading times by installing OS and games to SSD only. Once you go flash, you'll never bash.
    
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