SSD: MLC vs SLC -- Tags: SSD Storage Last response: April 11, 2010 11:42 PM in Storage Share jamesyboy April 11, 2010 11:26:23 PM MLC vs. SLC....Whats the difference? And does the price difference justify choosing mlc? More about : ssd mlc slc sminlal a c 415 G Storage April 11, 2010 11:42:34 PM SLC devices store 1 bit per flash cell, MLC devices store 2 bits per cell. The reason MLC drives are cheaper is because a chip half the size (and cost) can store the same amount of data. SLC devices can write more quickly and they can sustain a greater number of writes before their cells wear out. For most consumer applications, MLC devices are more than adequate. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SSD SLC or MLC Forum MLC vs SLC , IDE vs SATA ? Forum [ SSD ]Single MLC vs . multi MLC RAID 0 Forum GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD or same with MLC SSD Forum Who makes the best SLC SSD Drive - Bang for your Buck! Forum MSATA vs SSD Forum Best SSD boot drive. Cache vs Traditional? Help. Forum Any SATA3 SLC seen or coming? Forum SSD vs SAS Beating A Dead horse... Forum SSD Caching (Smart Response Tech) vs . standard SSD setup Forum Need up to date SSD advice. Forum [Solved] Wiping SSD's Forum RAID-0 SSD Forum [Solved] Intel SSD X25M Mainstream MLC Forum OCZ SSD size listed is useable space? Forum SSD OS & Data HDD Forum SSD vs 7200RPM for my application? Forum Windows 7 Home Premium on 30gb vertex SSD Forum [Solved] Single SSD vs 2 HDDs in RAID 0 Forum [Solved] SSD SLC or MLC Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !