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    Do SSD slow over time?
    Hi all,

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

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    Sep 30, 2007
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    Quote Originally Posted by simonvee View Post
    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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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB PCI-e storgae StOS X.13.3
    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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