[tales of faked SSDs deleted]
On the other hand, I've run into "thumb drives" which
were software limited (and sold as..) smaller units
than they really were.
Which kind of makes sense from a manufacturing/marketing
standpoint. Just have one large plant making (for
illustration) 128 gig USB sticks as opposed to keeping
more assembly lines running. Then software tweak/limit
some of them to only be 32 gig.
I saw this happen when I took some of those units
and reformatted them for my Mac. And yes, I
wrote to all that "new" area, read it back, and
cycled them a half dozen times.
Is this still being done? Can't really say as my
observations were five years ago. But it wouldn't
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