- Mar 31, 2001
My heavy write SSD, a Crucial MX500, is at 9500 hours power on time & down to 76% life after 13 months & 30.5TB of writes. It is writing around the clock doing packet captures. It cost $200 for 1TB. I expect that within 2 years I can buy a similar consumer drive for ~ $50 or so for 1TB.