SSD affect on processing speed

Just a real quick question that I couldn’t seem to find a solid answer on. Does an SSD affect processing speed much (if at all) or does all the data just get loaded to memory until it’s done?
Thanks,
Jake

I haven’t done any detailed tests, but I have switched from a medium/medium high IO disk in my virtualized situation to a low IO disk without any performance hit. Unfortunately, I don’t know what those low vs. medium classifications mean, so your mileage may vary.

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It does help a little bit to have an SSD. We read/write a lot of data during processing. I don’t have actual benchmarks that show statistics however.

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