Understanding SSDs: Why SSDs hate write amplification

By Julio Franco
Sep 24, 2013
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  1. I often tell people that SSDs work better with more free space, so anything that increases free space will keep WA lower. The two key ways to expand free space (thereby decreasing WA) are to 1) increase over provisioning and...

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  2. tomkaten

    tomkaten TS Maniac Posts: 222   +143

    A very informative article and a welcome change from the usual banter that haunts the Pipes.

    Thanks a lot, Kent and TS !
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  3. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,473   +126

    NAND I don't care for it worked with in Android Tablets no HDDs all either internal NAND or SDHC all memory. NAND gets corrupted they're goes the OS an everything else. SSD tech just to ditch the HDD still you have to deal with memory storage. Your right about the degrade in memory and performance. Trade-off and you have to keep watching it.
  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Great read. Awesome job guys.

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