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SSD for Primary Work HDD?

October 17th, 2012 Comments off

SSD I wanted to get another year or two out of my work laptop so I bumped the RAM to 8 GB and purchased a small (64 GB) SSD. In preparation for the install, I have been browsing the internet, reading up a bit.

I notice a fair amount of discussion on SSD concerning data loss and drive failure. I cant have that… I back up as much as the next …

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120G SATA III SSD or 1TB WD SATA III Caviar Black HDD

October 16th, 2012 Comments off

Since I now am returning my 1tb SATA III Seagate Barracuda I am stuck in a dilemma. I’m trying to decide between A. OCZ Vertex 3 or going with 1tb WD Caviar Black.

My pc will mainly be used to game with the possibility of overclocking. I want a drive I can put my games and OS unless there is a better configuration I’m just not thinking about. The SSD …

New SSD Installed, Old Storage HDD Not Appearing

October 9th, 2012 Comments off

I recently upgraded to a Vertex 3 for windows and programs. Runs fine with Windows 7 64-bit except I cannot access my 1TB storage HDD. It DOES appear in the bios and device manager but not in My Computer. I’m wondering if it has anything to do with AHCI mode and TRIM? Any help is much appreciated.

It was a “drive letter” conflict.

Please make sure you bring it “online” …

Super Talent Reveals Storage POD Mini USB 3.0 SSD

December 20th, 2011 Comments off

Can there be ever a period when a brand new SSD is not exciting? Doubtful. As the field of solid condition expensive is constantly on the whirl, Super Talent is presenting another option in to the mix, the ultra-portable Storage POD Small. It is a portable USB 3. SSD covered with a blue anodized, all-aluminum enclosure allows this drive to become both lightweight and rugged yet measure only 110 x …

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Is SSD The Future Of Storage?

November 7th, 2011 Comments off

Guest post by: Peter Lee @ Computer How To Guide

Is SSD The Future Of Storage?Solid State Drives (SSD) are storage devices like that of Hard Disc Drives or HDDs. But, the technology used is considerably different. The SSDs do not, like in the case of HDDs and other magnetic storage media, use movable heads and instead use non volatile micro memory chips for storage.

Performance Advantage Solid State Drives are faster when compared to …

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Popular SSD(Solid-State Drive) Brands

July 28th, 2011 Comments off

Why Buy Solid-State Drives?

ssdsThese solid state drives are more expensive and come in smaller data sizes. Well, for mobile users, SSD technology offers more benefits over traditional hard drives with spinning parts. These pluses come in the form of much more efficient power usage and battery life for the computer it’s being used in like laptops. Solid State Drives have no movements so they consume less power and allows …