4 Causes Of SSD Failure And How To Deal With Them
SearchStorage, March 19th, 2020
March 19, 2020,
Volume 264, Issue 3

Although NVMe SSDs are a highly reliable storage technology, they are still prone to occasional failure. Here are some best practices to keep your SSDs humming along

"Compared to hard drives, SSDs are remarkably reliable; yet, no storage technology is perfect. Even the latest NVMe SSDs are susceptible to a sudden or gradual breakdown.

Knowing how to spot the signs of an imminent SSD failure, as well as understanding how to troubleshoot a malfunctioning SSD, can mark the difference between permanent data loss and a trouble-free recovery. Like any storage device, an NVMe SSD will eventually fail; the only variable is when. Unlike hard drives, SSDs can't send an audible warning that something may be going wrong. Yet, while the SSD may be dead, all is not necessarily lost.

Here's a look at four leading causes of SSD failure and how to resolve the problems..."

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