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In Reply to: RE: Melco (Buffalo) 2nd generation media devices posted by fmak on June 27, 2017 at 07:33:11
the "audio grade" marketing label for a moment.
The stated design aspects for optimizing (yes Frank) a drive for "write once, read mainly" activity do appear to be different from that of traditional use.
I certainly cannot vouch for the claims, but the approach seems to have merit for that kind of environment - highly stable data sets.
The idea of write-once (or write very few) and read-many has been around for a while now in the cheapest of the cheap TLC NAND SSDs, but it's not something that any audio manufacturer thought up on their own. And yes, it makes sense in those applications that require very few writes.... like music files that are written to SSD once and read many times when played back. Samsung EVO series are a perfect example of low cost TLC SSD which are perfectly suited for low duty cycle writes and many reads.
Don't even get me started on the 'audio grade' SSD snake oil !! Melco isn't the first audio company to put an 'audio grade' sticker or stamp of approval on their SSDs to make them appear 'special'. ;-)
but it's not something that any audio manufacturer thought up on their own.
I'm not aware of anyone having made that claim.
I read the article (and employ an EVO 850 with my server), but potentially there could be other deliberate design choices taken for the specific duty of maintaining what is essentially a ROM device.
Having said that, the specific application is for a network streamer device that is effectively an audio component located alongside everything else. I'm not, however, convinced of its value for my environment where the music server / storage device is located quite distantly from the audio systems and each is sourced via separate breaker boxes and otherwise galvanically isolated.
I was alluding to what the OP posted as
"No level wearing in write once application"
even though he has his terminology backwards. It's actually called 'wear leveling' in the industry.
Your EVO series are perfectly suited for write-once (or write a few) and read-many applications. That's what we do with music servers. For the most part our music files just sit there once written to SSD but are read many times whenever we play them back.
.... you had your face forcefully smeared with your own poop by moderator. With the idea, I would guess, that you would stop leaving your stinking steaming piles where you shouldn't.
Looks like it didn't take, eh?
I wonder what he meant when saying that he would like to keep you around a bit longer, and whether he still wants to do that, after this latest "LoL" transgression.
and they do...
They must LOVE you! :-)
Or his girlfriend or something?
I mean, why else would you come to the defense of indefensible? You're only looking silly in the process, and are getting on you some of that sticky stinky substance he's spreading here.
Oh, and asking what was the point of your actual response would be entirely pointless, correct? Save perhaps for the evidence of mastering the "search" function, however many years that took. (Hint: no one needs to be as omnipresent in a forum as you, or that belligerent boyfriend son of yours).
But was you mother hanging out in San Francisco in the late 70's or early 80's?
Just curious. :-)
"Melco says audio benefits are clear and this is confirmed in HiFiNews June review,..."
Confirmed in HifiNews, the supermarket tabloid equivalent to the National Enquirer of audio rags? Hey, I found it gut busting funny! ;-)
If you must post nonsense, do so with a bit of intelligence.
Nonsense, if you have ever read HiFiNews.
This kind of post is what Chris was referring to when he asked you to stop slurring, and throws into context the nature of your posts and existence here.
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