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Oh, and let me guess.... those SSDs were OCZ SSDs? Right?
Take my brother's notebook with a slow 5400 RPM hard drive and boot-up times of more than three minutes. I put an SSD into it and it took off like a rocket with sub one minute boot-ups. Same thing happened with my desktop. Even launching a simple desktop program such as Microsoft Word can benefit from an SSD. You double-click the icon instead of waiting as the HDD retrieves several different DLLs from all over the drive to load into RAM, the SSD can load it all in one shot and have the program on the screen in less than two seconds.
SSDs have absolutely stunning performance numbers when it comes to retrieving random bits of data from all over the drive and that's what counts, random read speeds. HDDs absolutely suck at random read speeds and it all comes down to seek times, which absolutely suck.
You can see this in how the average OS boot-up is slow as shit on an HDD. This is because OS boot-up is pulling seemingly random (at least to the HDD) bits of data from all over the drive which results in having to find the data (seek times) and that's what HDDs absolutely suck at.
You say the problem with SSDs is when wafer shrink, well... it seems that manufacturers have thought about that and have gone back to larger lithograph processes. In fact, Samsung has done just that with their 850 Series SSDs by going to 40nm and 3D-NAND. Not only has Samsung done this but Intel has also been considering SSDs of their own to have 3D-NAND.
Basically, Russia has said in no uncertain terms that they don't want to play ball with the rest of the world. Their latest actions have shown that they want to become an isolationist and cut themselves off from the rest of the world. "We're Russia! We don't need the world! We can survive without you!" That's basically what Russia is saying.
OK Russia, can we have that block of IP addresses that you're not going to be using now that you've cut yourself off from the global Internet?
Then again, this may be my hate of everything Apple coming through on this.