DIY SSD made of SD Cards!

  • Published on Feb 7, 2018
  • Does it make ANY sense to make your OWN SSD from Micro SD cards?
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  • Super Smash Dolls
    Super Smash Dolls 11 months ago +938

    "Do NOT support UHS-I" means they don't support the higher-speed microSD modes. UHS-I cards are require to work in non-UHS bus microSD slots. It means that it'll work, just not anywhere close to the rated speed for the card.

    • Xeno Idaltu
      Xeno Idaltu 6 days ago

      It's a good idea to play with. Might as well use Linux next time.

    • Alain Bibi
      Alain Bibi 18 days ago

      Hey, except that the Chinese on Aliexpress sell it 45% cheaper: / Thanks for sharing.

    • Himankan Kashyap
      Himankan Kashyap Month ago

      +Raymond Mertin Just copy them to an ssd

    • Chris Canela
      Chris Canela 2 months ago

      Huh? What? When I seen "Do NOT support UHS-I" I thought to myself "well ok then use a UHS-II or UHS-III" which are much faster, although way more expensive which would make no sense at all but just for the fun of it ;), but your saying they don't support higher-speed since they Do NOT support UHS-I? I NO UNDERSTAND -Chinese voice

    • Introvert Kitty
      Introvert Kitty 3 months ago

      love me some cf and micro drives

  • Simon White
    Simon White 9 hours ago

    You don't earth yourself, or wear plastic gloves. Why doesn't the mother board get damaged from static?

  • Kriss Kringle
    Kriss Kringle 18 hours ago

    SSD - SUPER ShIT DRIVES or the SD version of Stupid Drives on steroids

  • MrSlimeGuy
    MrSlimeGuy Day ago +1

    What if you use all 512gb SD cards?

  • Super Hacks
    Super Hacks 2 days ago

    Your sd cards..... uhs 1

  • Ahmed Seckinov
    Ahmed Seckinov 2 days ago

    Make an SSD out of CD DVD lolololol and it has to be at least 100mbps

  • Satoshi Nakamoto
    Satoshi Nakamoto 2 days ago

    Your results were something of a red herring since you didn't follow the freakin compatibility instructions,

  • SuperNintendoFan
    SuperNintendoFan 3 days ago

    Thats over 1TB, I need that thing and 10 512GB SD cards

  • khan bangash
    khan bangash 4 days ago


  • EpicGuy02
    EpicGuy02 5 days ago

    The thumbnail is an Elsa Jean meme

  • Enigma
    Enigma 5 days ago

    Buying a new SSD is much cheaper than the mobo/interface and all additional micro SD cards, so think twice before wasting your money.

  • Don Cristo
    Don Cristo 5 days ago

    OH MY GOD!

  • Shrink1061
    Shrink1061 6 days ago

    Wow.... how much waste packaging created by this video. I wonder what LTT's carbon footprint is. No wonder there are countries with utterly unusable oceans when its necessary to open 10 packets of SD cards just to get a few view on youtube.

  • Roshan Thomas
    Roshan Thomas 6 days ago

    Good to be a TVclip u can get free stuff from KINGSTON.. I can only dream

  • Troy Gilbertson
    Troy Gilbertson 6 days ago

    try it with supported cards. this is not a accurate test.

  • ᅚᅚQix
    ᅚᅚQix 7 days ago

    I know lots of people with tons of SD cards around. I think its meant for those users. But I'll still pick one up.

  • Raymond Johnson
    Raymond Johnson 8 days ago

    "Poof! There goes your data. It's gone!" I've never laughed so hard in my life. I am dying.

  • Chill
    Chill 8 days ago

    The person who made that thing is way smarter than you Boi.

  • slenderman slender
    slenderman slender 9 days ago

    disliked the video due to over reacting

  • Serkan Sarı
    Serkan Sarı 10 days ago

    what card's name?

  • clipguru
    clipguru 11 days ago

    You should try and run windows 10 on it.

  • 아무거나함
    아무거나함 11 days ago

    Why didn't you add Korean subtitles? That's bad.

  • Caffeinated Scientist
    Caffeinated Scientist 11 days ago

    the idea behind this was that all those people who have lots of micro sd cards already at home from phones that came with one and then broke or for whatever reason, have lots of micro sd cards that they are not using.
    this device can turn all those sd cards in their closet into a ssd for their pc for $30, personally, if i wanted some more storage, this would be my goto option

  • Don Cheadle
    Don Cheadle 12 days ago

    Still faster than a 5400 rpm drive

  • Orb Of The Magi
    Orb Of The Magi 13 days ago

    After all that doesn't affect me believes HDD still the best disk drive ever.

  • king jegr
    king jegr 13 days ago

    just like you want to fly but you prefer lying on a bed

  • Volkan Manco
    Volkan Manco 13 days ago

    1.28 terrabytes or 1.3

  • Alnabilor Arivo
    Alnabilor Arivo 13 days ago

    أخف وأسرع وأضمن من الهارد العادي وموجودة في السوق
    أغلى سعرا ؟

  • disabled submarine vet

    I say its garbage

  • philliph86
    philliph86 14 days ago

    Linus can you do another video about this, but with a few of these in raid! So raid the raid array.

  • Maurice Searcy
    Maurice Searcy 15 days ago

    Very interesting Hmmmm

  • Etaoin Wu
    Etaoin Wu 15 days ago

    Some SD cards -> SSD
    so f**king stupid

  • sebastian manuells
    sebastian manuells 15 days ago

    You're asking why it exists. Hey, remember you read somewhere on the PCB -'demo'. I guess that's the explanation. 😂

  • Austin Grimes
    Austin Grimes 16 days ago

    Sd × 10 = ssssssssssdddddddddd
    The new fastest storage drive out there , or is it.

  • Steve Tate
    Steve Tate 16 days ago

    Why are you yelling LOL

  • jimmyxtc69
    jimmyxtc69 17 days ago

    Speed kills, Dell

  • Ryan Kelly
    Ryan Kelly 17 days ago

    You’re a fool

  • Andrew Nasuti
    Andrew Nasuti 17 days ago

    cheap tablet use this part.....

  • Andrew Nasuti
    Andrew Nasuti 17 days ago

    this good for external storage.

  • 볼빨간총각
    볼빨간총각 17 days ago

    속도가 저게 뭐징??? 220/130.....speed sata1.......

  • 볼빨간총각
    볼빨간총각 17 days ago

    족바리 원숭이 닮은...ㅋㅋㅋ

  • Hua K ang
    Hua K ang 17 days ago


    HTC HTC 18 days ago

    lol because 9 eat 7 1:36 (1:37)

  • Shadow Guy
    Shadow Guy 19 days ago

    Lexar is making 1TB microSD cards so you could have 10TB on that thing! You will never run out of space again!

  • peponiabc
    peponiabc 19 days ago

    speed is still hdd!!

  • ZombieDroid
    ZombieDroid 19 days ago

    #1 are they class 10 ,Fastest write speed?
    #2 did you bench mark them each?
    #3 Format them all to NTFS? latest technology

  • Отака Имбицилов

    боже! какие вы писклявые..

  • Vinh Nguyen
    Vinh Nguyen 20 days ago

    kaka... this is a big memory!!!

  • Dark Cyber Animators

    Ahaha... this is so cool!!!

  • Kugel
    Kugel 21 day ago

    i think this is a brilliant idea on paper; i dont think youre SUPPOSED to buy a stack of sd cards just to make one ssd, i think its meant to repurpose old sd cards you dont use anymore or to have a single convenient place to see all your pictures and videos that are on filled sd cards

  • Kênh thích Master Yi

    Oh my ...

  • Hiếu Nguyễn văn

    not for long time +))

  • Muhammad Muaz
    Muhammad Muaz 23 days ago

    If u do not want to take risk,buy crucial mx500, 500gb for just $67.99 with 560 speed

  • 심 심
    심 심 24 days ago

    Wtf is this...

  • Nico Campos
    Nico Campos 24 days ago

    Pa que verga lo traducen en Indonesio y no en español :'v

  • Redha Ali
    Redha Ali 25 days ago

    it reminds me of the cards of prison break last season
    you need all the card to get the information

  • C-low
    C-low 25 days ago

    I like it for storage. Great if you have a bunch of unused micro SD cards I think. Only practical use I see for it is storing files, not to be used to run an os on. I'm not the smartest so what do I know lol

  • Ahmad Zaki
    Ahmad Zaki 25 days ago

    People from year of 2030:" what so amazing with 1.16 TB of space??..sooo classic"

  • Rivkah Song
    Rivkah Song 26 days ago

    Why do I get the feeling this was designed for drug dealers to keep their excel spreadsheets/client lists on? You could technically put all your info on it and then disassemble it, making sure you know which went where, and boom! Instant data security.

  • JYS
    JYS 26 days ago

    Beyond processing speed and storage space, what is the durability against production costs? Everyone seems to know the durability of Sd cards!

  • maxie fuqua
    maxie fuqua 26 days ago

    I can only think of ONE use for this monstrosity. (Assuming that removing the cards from the slots doesn't make it unusable when you put it all back together.)
    A scavenger hunt and/or escape room puzzle.
    Set it up as the main boot drive for some crappy computer you don't care about, and then take all the (clearly labeled) cards out and hide in various places with cryptic clues leading to there locations.
    Once all the cards are found you can have second puzzle to try to figure out which card goes in which slot.
    Once that's solved you can have another puzzle on the computer itself leading to the next leg of the hunt.

  • Jadon Wolfer
    Jadon Wolfer 27 days ago

    My HDD is faster 😂

    NEWSMAN SUPER 27 days ago

    very redundant raid 0 SD ssd?

  • Mr Shagi
    Mr Shagi 28 days ago

    You need to change your intro

  • Hans-Jürgen Stoffels
    Hans-Jürgen Stoffels 28 days ago

    It would only make sense if one owns a lot of sd-cards and wants to access many at a time without giving drive letters out for so many. That is, the card should demand only one letter and access the sd-cards in form of directories. Than some may thing it is a good idea. But as a replacement for a real ssd... stupid.

  • Nandagopal Murali
    Nandagopal Murali 29 days ago

    is it faster than HDD?

  • isseis right hand
    isseis right hand 29 days ago

    Would this support 1tb sd cards?

  • Juan Marko
    Juan Marko Month ago


  • Hejter
    Hejter Month ago

    7 ate 9 😂😏

  • Daniel Teunissen
    Daniel Teunissen Month ago

    Well you could use it as a steam drive 32 gb ssd is holy about $5 to $10 BUY 2 AT A TIME 10 X 32=320GB OR 64 GB AS LOW AS $15 EACH

  • danvers dante inferno

    Fake Canal.

  • Ali Mo1996
    Ali Mo1996 Month ago

    You can’t install windows on it

  • Vivaan Kakkar
    Vivaan Kakkar Month ago

    What happened to the 6

  • Michael Taylor
    Michael Taylor Month ago


  • Dan O'Moore
    Dan O'Moore Month ago

    the "poof there goes your data" makes this way too scary.

  • Shimomura Shigeki
    Shimomura Shigeki Month ago

    So...if we put ten China-made 512GB micro-SD cards on ebay, we get 5TB SSD...?????

    • mharris1270
      mharris1270 26 days ago

      It depends on the Shenzhen Shit Land manufacturer. The cards could be 512MB cards programmed to look like 512GB. Problem is, once you hit 512MB on the card whatever you had on the card will be erased or corrupted and neither you nor your computer will know what is happening until you attempt to access some file supposedly on the card but in actuality it is long gone.

  • Narayan Felipe
    Narayan Felipe Month ago

    Send it to me, is that too much to ask? I'm not even asking for the MicroSD cards hahahahaha, I just liked it ^^

  • hanting qiu
    hanting qiu Month ago

    some sd=ssd

  • Cv King 24
    Cv King 24 Month ago


  • Sergiu Adrian Chis
    Sergiu Adrian Chis Month ago

    i have a 1TB SSHD FireCuda with this results
    Sequential Read (Q= 32,T= 1) : 141.689 MB/s
    Sequential Write (Q= 32,T= 1) : 123.491 MB/s
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 1.761 MB/s [ 429.9 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 8,T= 8) : 0.494 MB/s [ 120.6 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 1.817 MB/s [ 443.6 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 32,T= 1) : 0.304 MB/s [ 74.2 IOPS]
    Random Read 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 1.241 MB/s [ 303.0 IOPS]
    Random Write 4KiB (Q= 1,T= 1) : 0.240 MB/s [ 58.6 IOPS]

    so this "ssd" made out of 10 microsd cards is better lol

  • Nanya Bisnis
    Nanya Bisnis Month ago

    Youre gay as fuck

  • i have no name
    i have no name Month ago

    Its an SSDSD

  • Imran Khan
    Imran Khan Month ago

    so nice

  • Imran Khan
    Imran Khan Month ago

    so nice

  • thái nguyễn
    thái nguyễn Month ago

    i want it for my Pi music server

  • interrobangings
    interrobangings Month ago

    these things are super useless but if you have a buttload of old microsd cards it's kinda handy

  • Basel Alansari
    Basel Alansari Month ago

    What's your screen brand?

  • Christopher Fleming

    That was a great vid! Total waste of SSD cards! It would make a great coaster for a drink! Kinda like the old AOL disks used to be!

  • Anime 2020
    Anime 2020 Month ago


  • can i get 10 subscribers please

    Me:The ssd by memory cards

  • 우리부모님
    우리부모님 Month ago

    누가 통역좀...

  • Subjektive Gaming
    Subjektive Gaming Month ago

    I would not store anything important on dat crap.

  • Rakesh Roy
    Rakesh Roy Month ago

    Wtf I saw now ?

  • Eiga Crayon Shin-chan Official

    You used TV WebOs, right? 4:32 (mouse icon)

  • Rob Cassel
    Rob Cassel Month ago

    Linus, are you sure you are using this card for the purpose for which it was intended.
    I am more of the thought this was intended for those poorer schools in third world countries that have a ton (or access to) old cards. Who need ssd for the same reason we do.

  • Marc Rover
    Marc Rover Month ago

    It might exist for instant file-switching between different SD cards...Also, does it still out-perform a HDD?

  • DCD11MC
    DCD11MC Month ago

    4:40 Linus the madlad

  • DCD11MC
    DCD11MC Month ago

    SSD now means super sd

  • gianluca melis
    gianluca melis Month ago

    You can't unnotice the thumbnail reference

  • David Cortés DaFailboatFan

    What about an ssd made of SD cards made of ssds made out of SD cards made out of ssds made out of SD cards made out of ssds?