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[giz] Samsung Starts Mass Production of Cheap 128GB MLC Solid State Drives

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“With the 64 GB and 128 GB MLC SSDs, we are satisfying the density requirements of most business users and many PC enthusiasts, who will appreciate not only the performance gains and added reliability, but also the more attractive pricing,†said Jim Elliott, vice president, memory marketing, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.
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how cheap is cheap?
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how cheap is cheap?
never cheap enough
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how cheap is cheap?
$1-2 more than your willing to spend.
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MLC are very slow, only buy SLC.
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Yep, MLC is the old generation with 90-120MB/s read and 40-60 MB/s write speeds. They would make still decent OS HDDs if the swap is deactivated (less writes).
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2 SSD's in RAID 0 for the win.
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Yep, MLC is the old generation with 90-120MB/s read and 40-60 MB/s write speeds. They would make still decent OS HDDs if the swap is deactivated (less writes).
The WD Black 1TB has a faster read/write speed than an MLC. There is no point to MLC! They suck more power too
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2 SSD's in RAID 0 for the win.
Good, then they can both die at the same time .
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Good, then they can both die at the same time .
exactly. Id take a Maxtor over an SSD anyday, and that says a lot, having had more than 1 of em die on me.
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