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What fails more HDDs or SSDs ?

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hdds usually.


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3 minutes ago, KeFy said:

title says it all does HDDs fail more than SSDs ?

hdd's since it has moving mechanical parts


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HDD's. Purely because there's more of them, thus more will fail.

 


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Larger capacity SSDs last longer because they have more cells to write in when they begin to fail. So, large SSDs last longer than HDDs, but HDDs still last longer than most small SSDs.


 

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SSDs have a more predictable lifespan than HDDs and nowadays last longer too.


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19 minutes ago, Rune said:

Larger capacity SSDs last longer because they have more cells to write in when they begin to fail. So, large SSDs last longer than HDDs, but HDDs still last longer than most small SSDs.

This is backwards logic... Lager capacity SSD's would die faster than a lower capacity one. Reason being they are typically TLC chips and for SSD's those have a very short life span since you write 3x as much data per cell the other 2 types of cells found in SSD's.


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