[OS X TeX] New Laptop...

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Fri Jun 24 21:07:38 CEST 2011

Am 24.06.2011 um 17:39 schrieb Ralph Martin:

> You are way, way off beam. The Intel X25-M, as an example, has a  
> mean time before failure of 1.2 million hours (more than 100 years).

MTBF is not the question (it's good enough, OK for a server). The  
number of charge changes of the storage cells is limited (different to  
that of real hard disks). You can achieve that limited number of  
changes in a few hours and store the zombie disk in your laptop for  
another million hours... still an ultra-fast read-only device! (This  
turn was much easier achieved with floppy devices.)



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