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Why SSDs Hate Write Amplification: Part 1

Why SSDs Hate Write Amplification: Part 1 By Kent Smith – Senior Marketing Director: LSI Flash Components Division In today’s solid state drives (SSDs), the NAND flash memory must be erased before it can store new data. In other words, data cannot be overwritten directly as it is in a hard disk drive (HDD). Instead, SSDs …

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