Delete many tiny files fast?

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  1. vgchat's Avatar
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       #11

    Hi there the nvme I'm using is a samsung ssd 970 Evo plus 500GB.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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       #12

    vgchat said:
    Hi there the nvme I'm using is a samsung ssd 970 Evo plus 500GB.
    That's what I use for my daily Windows 10 drive, so it should be fine to use for this.
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  3. Golden's Avatar
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    Been doing some reading, and this describes the issue nicely in terms of TBW (terabytes written):

    How long do SSDs last? | Ontrack
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  4. vgchat's Avatar
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    Alright then thanks brink & golden. It looks like the nvme should be able to handle it without any worries basically, unless something happens to corrupt the data which could prove to difficult to recover.
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  5. Brink's Avatar
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    If you keep updated backups on separate data disks, it should hopefully never be an issue.
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  6. vgchat's Avatar
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    Yep, I've got a spare usb 3 hdd to put them on. It hits about 188mbps transfers, which is about the same as my 5TB internal HDD. Interestingly, I saw the internal boost to 1.3gbps but then it got throttled back down. It's listed under my hw specs.
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