Samsung announces 6th generation V-NAND SSDs

lostin3d

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Have they announced when the next power failure, plant mishap, act of nature, cleaning crew forgot to turn off the lights before they left, etc., related items to cause the 1st price hike yet?
 

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I am surprised they still are selling 250GB models. I guess OEMs love them.
Agreed. Other than an OS drive they're pretty much useless. The irony is that with the speeds SSD's are getting these days we're reaching a point the average user could easily enjoy some pretty nice performance metrics putting everything on just one drive. Granted, at that point they'd be putting all their eggs in one basket but still just saying all the more reason 250GB, or less, are seeming pointless.
 

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I am surprised they still are selling 250GB models. I guess OEMs love them.
In laptops and consumer computers, that’s a lot of space. Gamers and media hoarders are a very small group compared to businesses and baseline consumers. I still use 128GB drives in several computers and laptops, for system drives. Games and media are different story.
 

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I still use 128GB drives in several computers and laptops

I probably have a 1/2 dozen such drives sitting on the shelf collecting dust. Although I understand a person who just uses a PC for the internet + MS office probably does not need much more. With that said on the laptop I am typing from I installed 1 game SC2 + 2 versions of Visual Studio and my 250GB NVMe drive was nearly completely full. I was being pestered by the laptop manufacturer software every single boot about that until I opened it and installed a second NVMe drive and moved some stuff to other SSD.
 

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I probably have a 1/2 dozen such drives sitting on the shelf collecting dust. Although I understand a person who just uses a PC for the internet + MS office probably does not need much more. With that said on the laptop I am typing from I installed 1 game SC2 + 2 versions of Visual Studio and my 250GB NVMe drive was nearly completely full. I was being pestered by the laptop manufacturer software every single boot about that until I opened it and installed a second NVMe drive and moved some stuff to other SSD.
I only use 72.1GB on my work PC so 128GB SSD (which I don't have, I still have a 500GB HDD) would be plenty for me. Home PC is a different thing though, I have a 512GB NVMe drive for my OS and games/programs, a 2TB for my storage, and a 3TB for backup (I don't backup everything).
 

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At work I moved to raid0 of 2 x 1TB SSDs for enough space for my c++ projects. Several of them are 50GB+ when the entire package is compiled in 3 configurations (Debug, Release, and RelWithDebugInfo)
 
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In laptops and consumer computers, that’s a lot of space. Gamers and media hoarders are a very small group compared to businesses and baseline consumers. I still use 128GB drives in several computers and laptops, for system drives. Games and media are different story.
yup, my laptop has a 250gb m.2 sata drive in it and a 1TB mechanical drive.. after having it for 2 years now i should of just saved the money and went with the SSD only version because i legit haven't put a single file on the 1TB drive and i'm only using 55GB on the SSD, lol. guess at the time i was thinking i'd just put movies or something on it when traveling but never ended up doing it thanks to netflix.
 
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