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Prevent SSD wear by using a RAM disk for cache
Authored by: QuickSander on Jan 05, '11 06:26:08AM

Safari only fills up till the Ram drive is full. So if there is no more space it will probably deleted the oldest cache entry and add a new recent entry. My Ram drive is 1GB of the 4GB inserted in my iMac which only supports 3GB anyway so no Ram lost at all.

I seriously doubt the number of writes is more when you have the habit of shutting down every time. Since my app uses rsync, it is smart enough to only sync changed files and not overwrite the whole backup every time at logout. All (over)writes in between do not add up to the SSD wear.

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