Reply to post: "Which could be on a single hybrid drive."

The age of hard drives is over as Samsung cranks out consumer QLC SSDs

Scroticus Canis

"Which could be on a single hybrid drive."

And thus a single point of failure if not backed up to an external device.

I am still on spinning rust but my next machine* will be all SSD for speed and physical shock resistance.

Apart from the big-iron exchangeable disc packs (8MB) my first hard drive was a 5MB Winchester on a CPM machine with 8" floppies, the HD replaced one of them. 1980 IIRC.

*assuming I outlive this one!

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