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Desktop workstation considerations regarding Teamwork local data - second drive: HD or SSD?

Johan Stinckens
Enthusiast
Hi,

We are replacing one of the workstations in our firm and I have been quoted for two similar machines.
The one difference between them: the second 1TB drive is either a HD or an SSD.

Any ideas on this considering that we have recently moved more of our projects to BIMcloud.
The local copies of the Teamwork projects would either reside on a SSD or on a 7200rpm HD.

What performance improvements might we expect? Are these significant or not?!
Johan Stinckens
BIM Modeller at Atrium Architecten
Archicad user since April 2014 (v17 - v25) - CC iRT i9-12900 - 64 GB / Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 - Windows 10 Pro 64

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Marc H
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I only use SSDs, whether internal or external type. Because they are solid state technology, they have fast read/write and no mechanical failure. If you utilize external type (for off-line back-up or mobility), you may want to consider independently encrypted models.
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Lingwisyer
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Will you be working off that drive? If so, the SSD will be a significant improvement.

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