When it come to purchase a new storage media, it is always confusing and user tense to face difficulty in choosing HDD or SSD. As there are numerous factors and ways in storing data, here are some tips and factors from Ever Higher Data Recovery Centre.
You can find HDD everywhere such as computer, external hard drive, server, laptop. It works with platter, motor, R/W head and of course magnetic material. All data will be saved on your platter.
SSD is rapidly becoming popular. It stores your data in flash storage. As compared to HDD, it does not have a hardware component for storing data. Because of SSD does not need a reading arm such as R/W head to access the data, it can outperform the HDD in term of speed.
Which to choose?
Well, it depends on your purpose of using this storage media. Below are some references:
- Convenient Level
- Data Lost
If you need a storage medium with good performance, SSD will be your choice. But, if the purpose of using storage media just for precious data, the HDD is recommended because you will have higher chances in getting your data back if drive faulty.