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[Discuss] NAS: lots of bays vs. lots of boxes

> From: Discuss [ at] On
> Behalf Of Rich Braun
> As drive capacities increased, transfer speed also did. (You have updated
> your motherboards to 6G SATA, right?)

Nope. Well - Drives increased speed up to around 1Gbit/sec around 10 years ago, and there they stayed, and there they still are. They're limited by the frequency response of the heads.

It took a surprisingly long time for SSD's to get faster than sustainable 1Gbit/sec, but they've accomplished it now. Nowadays, I expect a typical SSD to actually be limited by the 6Gbit bus.

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