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How worried should you be about your M1 Mac’s SSD lifespan?

Users are concerned over SSD lifespan with the M1 swapping from memory under heavy loads. It's not something to ignore, but the fact is, SSDs last a lot longer than most people think.

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Apple's M1 Macbook Air is designed for light duty, but will handle a lot more. 

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Jon is a Juilliard-trained musician, former x86/6800 programmer, and long-time (late 70s) computer enthusiast living in the San Francisco bay area. jjacobi@pcworld.com
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