Go Back   Hardware Canucks > NEWS & REVIEWS > Reviews & Articles from the Web

    
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21 (permalink)  
Old December 29, 2011, 10:27 PM
AkG's Avatar
AkG AkG is offline
Hardware Canucks Reviewer
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 4,319
Default

The problem with "cheap" NAND...is the write endurance blows chunks. HIGH PERFORMANCE Nand is down right durable compared to the garbage nand used in usb "thumb drives". IE its not speed thats the issue but durability.

Now IF you dont plan on doing many or even any writes beyond the first one...then a CF drive is perfect for your needs. MANY peeps use a CF drive for their homebrew NAS' OS drive as the nand write durability basically only has to be higher than 1...everything else goes on the HDDS in the raid array. Hell many peeps use usb drive instead of a CF for this type of setup. :)
__________________
"If you ever start taking things too seriously, just remember that we are talking monkeys on an organic spaceship flying through the universe." -JR

“if your opponent has a conscience, then follow Gandhi. But if you enemy has no conscience, like Hitler, then follow Bonhoeffer.” - Dr. MLK jr
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[WTB] Hard Drive 2TB+ preferably western digital green mckchun Buy/Sell & Trade 1 January 29, 2011 05:38 AM
Cannot install western digital 1tb external hard drive peter762033 Troubleshooting 24 November 11, 2009 11:33 AM
The best gets better!!! Western Digital 2TB Hard Drive Chilly Press Releases & Tech News 13 February 9, 2009 01:26 PM