My hard drive is a SanDisk SSD. The drive is new. I've booted into ArchLinux Live System, with the intention of preparing the hard drive for full disk encryption. I've noticed a significant drop of write speed over time, see image:
The same issue can also be observed when
dd'ing directly from
Is this a usual behavior when
dd'ing SSDs? Is there a wrong setting in the configuration/BIOS? Or is the SSD broken?