Should You Always Use Read Intensive SSDs?

When it comes to Solid State Drives (SSDs), what does Read Intensive (RI), Mixed Use (MU), and Write Intensive (WI) really mean? Are RI SSDs the best and only option for read applications? If you’re doing read and write applications, do you need a Mixed Use drive? Below is charted data that compares the Performance, Endurance, Random Reads, and Random Writes between RI, MU, and WI SSDs.

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