Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook


Forgot your password?
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Data Storage Hardware Hacking Media Hardware Build

Flash Destroyer Tests Limit of Solid State Storage 229

An anonymous reader writes "We all know that flash and other types of solid state storage can only endure a limited number of write cycles. The open source Flash Destroyer prototype explores that limit by writing and verifying a solid state storage chip until it dies. The total write-verify cycle count is shown on a display — watch a live video feed and guess when the first chip will die. This project was inspired by the inevitable comments about flash longevity on every Slashdot SSD story. Design files and source are available at Google Code."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Flash Destroyer Tests Limit of Solid State Storage

Comments Filter:

"I have five dollars for each of you." -- Bernhard Goetz