In Bertha I use SSD's for each of the boot drives and "spinners" for the data drives.
SSD's provide fast startup and the mechanical HD's aren't concerned with read/write cycles.
Somewhat off topic but I have been having issues with my old Linksys router ..., thinking of going "whole-hog":
I have likely spilled more than $400 worth of Beer in my life and this is a computer part !
I could see this with the Merlin firmware installed,
What? PLEASE CLARIFY within the HughesBet CONTEXT!
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