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I've read a lot of threads saying that Random read/write is more important than Sequential. I was just wondering what tasks are carried out each of these so I can get a better understanding why this is. For example, is it random or sequential writes when I install an OS? Is it random or sequential when loading a game? or is it a little of both? Please clarify!
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When the files on the SSD are highly fragmented, a little bit of both sequential and random are needed. The more fragmented the files are, the more random. If it's 1 big file with no fragments, sequential is utilized.
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