SSD Hard Drives

Uses

  • Gaming PCs
  • Laptops

Advantages

  • No spin-up time
  • Low power consumption (great for laptops and netbooks)
  • Fast read times ( great for quick boot up times and game loading speed)

Disadvantages

  • Expensive per MB vs HDD drives
  • Lower life expectancy than HDD drives
  • Poorer encryption options

SD Cards

Uses

  • Used inĀ cameras and video cameras for media storage
  • Used in smartphones for additional media / application storage
  • Used as a HDD alternative in Micro-controllers

AdvantagesĀ 

  • Very Portable
  • Reasonably Cheap storage
  • Wide compatibility

Disadvantages

  • Not very robust
  • Easy to lose

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Pen Drives

Uses

  • Moving personal files between PCs
  • Backing up personal files

Advantages

  • Very portable
  • Reasonably cheap storage per GB
  • Can include encryption / security built-in

Disadvantages

  • Easy to lose / put in washing machine…
  • Not great long term backup

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