Who would consider this...Switching to Linux?

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Rudi
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Re: Who would consider this...Switching to Linux?

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mrjimphelps wrote:I'll bet it runs really well from the flash drive, because you are, in effect, running off of an SSD.
Hardly! A USB Flash Drive is remarkably slow, running (probably) at USB 2.0 speeds, an absolute maximum of 480 Mbps, whereas an SSD runs off the SATA bus, maybe at 3 Gbps!
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John Gray wrote:
mrjimphelps wrote:I'll bet it runs really well from the flash drive, because you are, in effect, running off of an SSD.
Hardly! A USB Flash Drive is remarkably slow, running (probably) at USB 2.0 speeds, an absolute maximum of 480 Mbps, whereas an SSD runs off the SATA bus, maybe at 3 Gbps!
Well, when you put it that way...

What I meant was, I'll bet a USB flash drive is faster a mechanical hard drive.

And it is technically an SSD -- a solid state drive -- although certainly not nearly as fast as a SATA-connected SSD.