"Chia plotting relies on fast storage that can soak up almost exclusively intensive write activity. SATA SSDs aren’t really designed for this, but as we’ll see, they can handle this work. But it matters what drives are used, Chia plotting will destroy low-endurance, low-quality consumer SSDs."
Sounds like their "environmentally friendly" proof of work is a scam. Consuming energy is much cleaner than destroying hardware.
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