The New Math

April 13th, 2010 by Chris

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Yes. This solid state drive has a larger capacity than this (rather old and probably unreliable[1]) hard disk drive. It also has about 10x the throughput and several orders of magnitude better access time. No moving parts will do that for you.

It is, unfortunately, rather painfully more expensive, however.

  1. It’s labeled “BAD” for a reason. []

2 Responses to “The New Math”

  1. Bill Ruhsam Says:

    Heh. I’ve got notes scribbled all over the various external drives we’ve got poking around. Thankfully, all the “BAD” ones are not paying their penance downstairs in the shop.

  2. Chris Says:

    Must… fight… temptation… to start… installation… now…