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What is Secure Erase?

Secure Erase is a firmware erasure method built into some drives. When available, a command is sent to the firmware of the drive, and the firmware quickly overwrites every sector with a 1 or 0. Since it is an internal process, it is a very quick process. WipeDrive has the ability to determine if the drive can do Secur…

SSD Information

**TRIM** SSD's consist of blocks of storage. The SSD itself isn't aware of which blocks are not in use. The TRIM command is a way for the OS to keep a record of which blocks are available for writes. It also deletes data from blocks that are not in use so that when data is written to that block the operation does not…

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