Solid state drives

Joel Bernstein joel at
Mon Apr 19 16:29:54 BST 2010

2010/4/19 Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker <ilmari at>:
> Joel Bernstein <joel at> writes:
>> On 19 April 2010 16:00, Chris Jack <chris_jack at> wrote:
>>> aka it's rated for 20Gb of writes for a minimum of 5 years
>> You may have a transcription error in units there. Did you mean
>> 20Gb/<duration>? If so, how long?
> Quoting from the data sheet[1]:
> | 3.5.4 Minimum Useful Life
> |      The drive will have a minimum of 5 years of useful life under
> |      typical client workloads with up to 20 GB of host writes per day.
> [1]:

Sorry, I do realise I could've searched the data sheet for the info,
but I did a "TL;DR" at it and fired off an email rather than helping
myself to the info. Thanks.


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