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Started by steve57, January 23, 2022, 01:07:49 PM
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Quote from: Gaz511 on January 23, 2022, 06:55:11 PM Maybe the "how much faster a system will be once installed to a hard drive" quote goes back a few years to when we had to use CD or DVD to run a live distro?
Quote from: Mad Penguin on January 25, 2022, 11:24:31 PMIn terms of 'faster once installed', then if it's a modern system
Quote from: Brian000 on January 25, 2022, 11:01:08 PMThis may help:https://www.unbxtech.com/2019/03/pcie-sata-usb-interfaces-explained.html (https://www.unbxtech.com/2019/03/pcie-sata-usb-interfaces-explained.html)
Quotebut this bit probably sums it up
QuoteSo .. HDD at 100Mb/sec with 5ms seek time vs USB flash at 35Mb/sec with 0.2ms seek time, who boots faster? I guess it depends on the particular install, desktop environment etc etc .. but for a desktop, I'd probably lean towards the USB - although I'm not sure there would be that much in it.
Quoteno mention of the the typical life expectancy of an SSD compared to a HDD.