SSD longevity with limited writes (once a year)

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by pianoman88, Jun 15, 2012.

  1. pianoman88 macrumors regular

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    I am planning on purchasing SSDs to hold my sample libraries for use with Logic. (I'm getting tired of waiting while samples load off the hard drives. I tried Raid 0 and it still took too long.)

    With few exceptions, these sample libraries are never updated. I'm curious how long SSDs will last when they are rarely written to since the life cycle appears to be a function of number of writes.

    I wonder if anyone done any testing under these circumstances?
     
  2. derbothaus macrumors 601

    derbothaus

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    They last a tremendously long time whether you write to them all the time or worry about all the writing.
     
  3. philipma1957 macrumors 603

    philipma1957

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    they could last more then a decade no problem.
     

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