The best hard drives??

Richard Pope mechanic_2 at
Wed Nov 18 17:37:27 CST 2020

     I am concerned about SSDs because thy can only be written to a 
limited number of times. Spinning platters have unlimited write cycles 
barring a hardware or electronics failure.
GOD Bless and Thanks,

On 11/18/2020 4:56 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> Tangential to this, I've long wondered about some things relating to
> SSDs.  Are there any solid figures on their retention period after years
> of being unpowered?
> The reason I ask is that I've long been in the habit of simply shelving
> an old hard drive when I upgrade or replace a system.  I've got hard
> drives that still work that hail back to the days of OS/2 1.1; some
> larger ones go back to the 1970s.
> --Chuck

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