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Old October 20, 2012, 04:04 PM
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Due to the wear leveling and housekeeping features of SSD's they are particularly hard to wipe clean. The best approach (which really needs to be done when you first install them) is to use them encrypted. That way you just reformat if needs be and continue on using them. You can try writing 0 to the entire drive but it doesn't always work.
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