Is their a bad side to have flash memory and not a HD

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by ny2nctova, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. ny2nctova macrumors member

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  2. ahlong macrumors newbie

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    i guess once it f's up.. it's f'd up for good.. with a HDD, I think you can still send it in for data recovery etc.
     
  3. sparkie7 macrumors 68010

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    nothing a chisel + hammer, and soldering iron can't fix. ever heard of DIY?

    Duff It up Yourself :D
     
  4. rgarjr macrumors 603

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    well of course the downside of having flash chips instead of an actual enclosed drive is that you can't upgrade, so you're stuck with it comes with.
     
  5. TuffLuffJimmy macrumors G3

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    It's expensive and can't hold as much data as traditional hard disks, and the way its implemented into the Air means it's next to impossible to upgrade.
     
  6. fuzzielitlpanda macrumors 6502a

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    the # of writes and maybe lack of trim? interested in seeing how the new ssd compares to the traditional 2.5" drives
     
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  8. slipper macrumors 68000

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    What he said.
     

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