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SSD, SD, eMMC, Raw NAND what are the differences?

so the underlying technology with SSD, eMMC, SD, USB Flash etc... is NAND flash correct? So is the difference between all of them just the way controllers are implemented? Or are the technologies ...
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Can I use a SD card as cache instead of a Solid State Drive

I just installed a solid state drive a few days ago and I have been reading about how to preserve the file of it. I am running Windows 8 and my SSD has 256G of storage. I am using a laptop and cannot ...
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Running Operating System From Flash Card Or Flash Drive On Laptop?

I heard that flash memory cards are better than flash drives for this and they are also small things that fit into flash reader slot in laptop that don't stick and hang so you would be able to carry ...
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Run Windows 7 virtual machine on SDHC card or share drive with Mac OS?

Does anyone know if a VMware Fusion virtual machine of Windows 7 would run better on a class 6 SDHC card than it does sharing the disk with Mac OS? Or if a single SSD drive would do better? I like to ...
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Can I use something like the SSD TRIM command on a SD card?

SSD flash hard drives have started to support TRIM in order to avoid the slowdown that occurs after a while. How do I do something similar on a SD card ? Like reformating the SD card, but at a ...