backtop


Print 34 comment(s) - last by MVR.. on Nov 27 at 4:02 AM


Samsung 2.5" SATA II Solid State Drive sample  (Source: Samsung)
Samsung cranks up the speeds of its solid-state drives





Comments     Threshold


This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled

RE: Where are we with...
By lennylim on 11/5/2007 4:54:23 PM , Rating: 1
Some areas are more prone to change, for example the file index. Even accessing it will modify the "last accessed date" (at least under NTFS).


RE: Where are we with...
By MGSsancho on 11/5/2007 5:40:32 PM , Rating: 2
USB thumb drives uses FAT or FAT32 file system so they work great on all OSes. now SSDs, your correct.


RE: Where are we with...
By TomZ on 11/5/2007 5:57:32 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
Some areas are more prone to change, for example the file index. Even accessing it will modify the "last accessed date" (at least under NTFS).

The wear leveling algorithm will transparently re-map these sectors to different locations on the physical chips. This is kind of similar to how IDE HDDs remap sectors when a bad sector is detected by the drive.


"If you look at the last five years, if you look at what major innovations have occurred in computing technology, every single one of them came from AMD. Not a single innovation came from Intel." -- AMD CEO Hector Ruiz in 2007










botimage
Copyright 2016 DailyTech LLC. - RSS Feed | Advertise | About Us | Ethics | FAQ | Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information | Kristopher Kubicki