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HDD or SSD for a Small Project

Jim Nicolis
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Last Modified: 2020-12-13

I am looking at which option is better for a small project

I have to replace a server that runs Windows 2012 Currently and we are just going to move that VM to newer Server Hardware

This server runs a Small Business with up to 5 RDP Session on the 2012 Server, Running Full Desktops on their RDP Session, Word, Excel, Outlook, and their POS Software but not very demanding really.

I am deciding if I should ditch purchasing some 600GB 10K HDD (that have served me so well in past servers for such a long time) and that I use in Raid 10 or go for some SATA SSD in Raid 10 or some config

I get these 10K 600GB at a really good price just over the 100 and seems like the best bang for buck solution but should I be looking at SSD

Thanks in Advance for your opinions.

Thanks, Adam

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