SSD or SATA?


Balticservers offered Fast SSD Hard disks for the SATA price. 

 Fact is that SSD 3x faster than SATA HDD

Attribute SSD (Solid State Drive) HDD (Hard Disk Drive)
Operating System Boot Time
Around 22 seconds average bootup time Around 40 seconds average bootup time
Failure Rate Mean time between failure rate of 2.0 million hours Mean time between failure rate of 1.5 million hours
File Copy / Write Speed Generally above 200 MB/s and up to 500 MB/s for cutting edge drives The range can be anywhere from 50 – 120MB / s
Encryption Full Disk Encryption (FDE)Supported on some models Full Disk Encryption (FDE) Supported on some models
File Opening Speed Up to 30% faster than HDD Slower than SSD
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