[NTLK] Finite number of Flash RAM write cycles

Michael 'Mickey' Sattler mickey at sattlers.org
Tue Apr 12 14:22:22 EDT 2011

On Apr 12, 2011, at 11:12 , Macbook Air wrote:

> The biggest issue with flash card/memory is the controller.  When the controller goes bad it doesn't matter how many write cycles are let on the flash cells, you can't get to it.  Most card failures are the controller especially for the newer cards.

How can one tell whether it's the RAM or the controller?


Michael 'Mickey' Sattler - San Francisco - California - USA

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