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I find these arguments funny

Where do you think the drive will keep data after saving an amount of data multiple times the size of the drive?

What you describe might happen if you "delete" a file and save a new one. Then it is most likely recoverable.




Not all drives allocate all flash cells for storage. Some are metadata and some are spare so they wear leveling has some headroom. In fact if you use Samsung disks you can leave some headroom extra on the device to handle these scenarios.




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