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Date:      Wed, 14 Oct 2020 10:32:02 +0100
From:      Jon Schneider <freebsd@jschneider.net>
To:        Andrea Venturoli <ml@netfence.it>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: A couple of questions about SSDs
Message-ID:  <47D774C9-76A9-431E-8A40-9C6D03D9F56F@jschneider.net>
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> I=E2=80=99ve heard people say that Windows will soon wear an SSD out =
unless you turn swap off.

It depends on the amount of swapping vs. the device=E2=80=99s endurance =
obviously.

You should see what it does to performance AND monitor the wear through =
the smartctl tool or equivalent and decide for yourself.

(For Windows (and DragonFlyBSD ?) there=E2=80=99s the ReadyBoost feature =
that could work if you have a load of memory sticks kicking
 about.)

Jon




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