Reply to post: Re: QLC? It's not the one for me

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

fedoraman

Re: QLC? It's not the one for me

"Everything is analogue if you go down far enough - the point is where the analogue values come from. The relative levels of amplitude, phasing or frequency compared to the carrier signal strength of a radio signal will always be the same as its actively generated. The hardware in an SSD however is fixed and so maximum voltage levels in the cells will decline as they age, but more to the point - not uniformly between them. So the firmware can't simply adjust its voltage level parameters to account for it."

So maybe they'll do a really slow refresh of cells, like DRAM with a really long refresh cycle?

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