Looking for an IDE simulator

Bob Smith bobsmithofd at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 15:57:41 CDT 2020

Technology wise, there is an inherent limitation on the number or
writes with the SSD design.
While it is not as simple to calculate as a mechanical system, it does
have a limitation.
I don't know the exact number with the current technology, earlier
products had write life times in the tens and hundred of millions of

On Sun, Aug 30, 2020 at 1:38 PM Peter Corlett via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 30, 2020 at 11:02:50AM -0500, Jules Richardson via cctalk wrote:
> [...]
> > I found it next to impossible to find information on what - if any -
> > technology a particular SSD uses to extend lifespan; while manufacturers all
> > compete on things like capacity and speed, very few of them seem interested
> > in telling us how long their product might last.
> The warranty duration is a good starting point. If it's the absolute legal
> minimum (i.e. two years in the EU) then that tells you all you need to know.

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