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Comment: Re:NAND flash is still expensive garbage... (Score 1) 88

With process shrinks and MLC, flash endurance is falling sharply, and the bits literally leak out over time.

Uh, that's kinda the point of 3D. Instead of shrinking the cells, just stack them up. It's what Samsung did with their 850 Pros, which have a 10-year warranty. Besides, the TechReport torture test shows that reliability really isn't a problem for consumer-level devices.

Comment: Re:people are going to be saying (Score 1) 724

by Yunzil (#49345823) Attached to: Germanwings Plane Crash Was No Accident

Hey, yeah, let's demonize someone with mental problems because that'll solve everything. Surely we don't need to understand him to try to detect and prevent this from happening again. Nope, he was just a crazy loser scumbag, case closed!

Again, you have no idea what was going on in this guy's mind.

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