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Solid State Drives Vs. Traditional Hard Drives

I’ve Always Wanted To Know:
Why solid state over traditional hard drives?

 

Answer:

Are you in the market for a new hard drive or backup storage device and notice they come in two different types: solid state memory/hard drives and mechanical/traditional drives. So why would you want one over the other? Let’s talk about the Pro’s and Con’s:

Solid State Memory/Hard Drive

Pro:

Con:

Traditional Hard Drive:

Pro:

Con:

So which is better? If size is your thing then you can’t beat a mechanical hard drive. If you want speed and low power usage? Solid state is the way to go!

-Tim