> > It's possible it was due to a bad power supply. And it's possible that my brother's
> > went bad because he also had a bad power supply. And it's possible every computer
> > used with every ssd manufacturer's drive which all failed under stress in the
> > previously mentioned test, also all had bad power supplies.
> Well, it would certainly explain why at work, all of us programmers have a 500GB SSD,
> but pull all of our work data onto a 4TB HDD, and do all the compiling on the HDD.
> And why the working directory for all of our artists is on the HDD. We're worried
> about potentially bad power supplies, you know.
Pretty much, you don't want to do any kind of I/O heavy operations on an SSD, you'll burn through the write cycles in no time.
Kinda find it disturbing that people are talking about doing video editing with them.