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Do SSD slow over time?


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Hi all,

SSD have no moving parts but do they slow over time?
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Hi all,

SSD have no moving parts but do they slow over time?
Yes. For your reading pleasure:

Why Solid-State Drives Slow Down As You Fill Them Up

AnandTech | The SSD Anthology: Understanding SSDs and New Drives from OCZ
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Well some do and some manufacturers claim they do not. Have a read of this concerning TRIM:-

With An OWC SSD, There’s No Need For TRIM | Other World Computing Blog

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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