Why do I feel like compact flash is more reliable than SSD ?

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 30 13:27:37 UTC 2011

On Thu, 29 Dec 2011 23:13:24 -0800 (PST)
UFS User wrote:

> Most of these were read-only mode, but some of them were left mounted
> 'rw' for years (with no swapping, of course).  The bottom line is,
> they never failed, and some were (and are) in the field for over 8
> years now.

> So is this just chance, or ... are CF cards really a lot more
> reliable than SSD ?

Are you sure you haven't answered your own question here? 

"Most ... were read-only" and you don't mention whether those that were
mounted rw were getting the same amount of writes.

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