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Re: Measuring (or calculating) how many bytes are actually written to disk when I repeatedly save a file




On 2019-04-08, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx <rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> And someone would (or should) ask what does "frequently" mean, and that is 
> what I am trying to quantify.  

Sure. But below a certain level of granularity it becomes an exercise
for which the benefits remain to be established.  Large files and
frequent writes to disk are probably not ideal for an SSD. You can read
that anywhere. What else can anyone say? What are you trying to do?
Measure the daily byte-count of your writes and compare that to some
hypothetical standard or threshold above which it would be suggested to
employ an HDD rather than a SSD?