Wonder what goes on inside that silver box that keeps all your data? Learn how current hard drives operate, and how solid state devices operate differently.
"SSDs feature very fast burst read/write speeds, which are periods of disk activity that are much faster than normal due to data being physically close and easy to recover. On the other hand, they are slower than today's hard drives for writing sequential clusters of information, a process known as sequential writes."
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How hard drives work
Posted on Wednesday, Jun 06 2007 @ 08:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck