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11 Myths About Embedded SSDs (.PDF Download)

1. Consumer-grade SSD performance is sufficient for embedded applications.

Embedded applications are subjected to harsh environments that include extreme temperatures, shock, and extraordinary read/write cycles.  Standard consumer SSDs have a very short life in these environments.  If designers cut corners in their designs by using consumer-grade storage, they may save money on the front end. But they pay dearly later on in terms of total cost of ownership

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