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So what happens when all your write cells are gone?

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You can still read to the drive, which is fine, but what about all your sensitive data? What are you gonna do to your drive in 5-6 years when all the writes are gone and you're stuck with data on your drive?
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kill it and get a new one
after 5~6 years games will take up on less then 55gb
and sd vids (prob 1080p) will take up 10gb a piece
so your 128gb drive will be to small/slow to use in that day and age
look back 10 years 10~40 gb HD was the norm
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 4/14/11 at 12:24pm
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Copy it off and smash that sucker!!!
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The answer to your question is another question:
Will it blend?

Course it will
And once blended (or shredded) it's gone baby, gone. Sufficient heat and physical destruction will ensure the magnetic data is beyond economical recovery.
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Originally Posted by allikat View Post
The answer to your question is another question:
Will it blend?

Course it will
And once blended (or shredded) it's gone baby, gone. Sufficient heat and physical destruction will ensure the magnetic data is beyond economical recovery.
This is oone good reason ssd's are better than mag drives. you wrote over it once and you cannot recover data unlike the latter.... even with a platter cut in half they can retrieve data....
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This is oone good reason ssd's are better than mag drives. you wrote over it once and you cannot recover data unlike the latter.... even with a platter cut in half they can retrieve data....
so what? they get 400Gbs of pr0n,not even a record amount......
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In "Mythbusters" style.....BLOW IT UP!
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open it up and build up welding over the plates
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Originally Posted by B NEGATIVE View Post
so what? they get 400Gbs of pr0n,not even a record amount......
Nice but I was thinking financial info or company and employee records in my case
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In "Mythbusters" style.....BLOW IT UP!
or rather.

when in doubt....C4
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