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SD card for hard drive?

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#1 BobLewiston


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Posted 23 March 2011 - 12:13 PM

Can an SD (Secure Digital) card be used in place of a hard drive?

Since they have no moving parts, they'd be virtually fail safe (unlike hard drives), right?

Are they as fast as hard drives? Would there be any compatibility or other potential problems? How do they interface to PC's?

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Posted 23 March 2011 - 12:52 PM



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Posted 23 March 2011 - 06:52 PM

Fast enough to use for backups?

What about solid-state drives? Are they different from Secure Digital drives?

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