Limited write/rewrite cycles on flash drives?

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Post » Sat Aug 09, 2014 5:46 pm

I was just reading about flash drives vs external hard drives, & the article was saying flash drives have a limit on the number of write/rewrite cycles.
Should I move my installation from a flash drive to an external HD?
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Post » Sat Aug 09, 2014 10:44 pm

http://askleo.com/can_a_usb_thumbdrive_wear_out/

I would say definitely yes.

and thank you for making me look into this. heh.
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Post » Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:26 am

Looks like it's safe to bet on them failing after about 3 years. I've got C2 installed on a dedicated flash drive with a TON of game projects....it will will probably fail within 2 years, the way I constantly tweak my games.
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Post » Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:27 am

Upload that stuff somewhere! Cloud is where it's at.
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Post » Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:29 am

Wait....what? Can you install C2 to the cloud??
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Post » Mon Aug 11, 2014 12:15 am

The projecrs can be on the cloud, and you can always grab a release of C2 via the website or the torrent, and your license should be accesible from the scirra website too.
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