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SSD

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What is a SDD?

SSD stands for Solid State Drive – it does not have any moving parts and store your data in memory chips

Why use a SSD?

SSD’s gives a faster read, write speed and access time than a conventional hard drive

Good quality and affordable

Use less power, makes no noise

Less susceptible to vibration than conventional drives

Works at lower temperatures

Windows and programs on a separate drive from data – the one does not slow down the other

Give an old PC new live – boot up faster, programs open faster and PC overall more responsive

Overcome the bottleneck of the slower speed of a conventional hard drive that tend to get slower over time

A new PC not immediately needed

Laptops?

Can also be upgraded

Unfortunately more expensive as a bigger size SSD needed for Windows, Programs and Data on one SSD drive

256 GB or bigger

Recommendation for PC’s

128GB SSD for Windows and programs

Data on conventional hard drive

Con’s

Expensive compared to conventional drive sizes – 128GB SSD cost about the same as a 1TB conventional drive

SSD used for speed – not to store large amounts of data

Comments from users

The SSD drive has made a big difference to the speed of my PC as it boots faster, switches between programmes without any delay and I am very satisfied with it.
Henk Alting

How is your experience with a SSD?

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