So you brought a SSD or NVME and you want to know how long do solid state drives last? well you have different types of drives. Single Level Cell (SLC), Multi Level Cell (MLC) and Triple Level Cell (TLC) Quad Level Cell (QLC) SLC being the most expensive and the most durable and QLC being the less expensive and the least durable. Remember Not All Flash Is Created Equal. We will go by Total Bytes Written (TBW) Mean time between failures (MTBF) Warranty and Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD) All these need to be taken into account when buying and SSD and also what you plan to do with the SSD. If you are looking to doing gaming, video editing and other high performance tasks tasks on a daily basis, you may want to buy a High Endurance drive. Always use the right drive for the right type of workload.
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