The Benefits A Solid State Drive Offers To Computers

Solid State Drives perform very well where speed matters. They come with faster boot-up time, file searches, applications start-ups, and less downtime and power usage which will expand the battery-life of your laptop. You will know why Solid State Drives must be your best choice, and where hard drives got their name. You will start… Continue Reading The Benefits A Solid State Drive Offers To Computers

Ten Reasons That Make SSDs Better Than HDDs

Standard HDD drives contain multiple disks called platters, which are covered in a magnetic coating and then rotated at high speed. Drive heads then move across the platters, changing the magnetization of the material beneath to record data, or reading its state to return the stored information. While the core HDD ideas are simple enough,… Continue Reading Ten Reasons That Make SSDs Better Than HDDs

Comparing SLC With MLC. What You Need To know

After reading about the various types of flash-based SSDs, you might need to read a comparison between SLC and MLC to understand better about these two SSD technologies. Before the comparison starts, it helps to start with a little background. SSDs should be part of any storage acquisition discussion in 2012 for some very compelling… Continue Reading Comparing SLC With MLC. What You Need To know

The Endurance Of Solid State Drives Explained

If it happens to discuss solid state hard drives, the issue of durability and endurance must be brought up as a significant aspect of the topic, as it is a matter of concern to every SSD owner to think about the time at which their device is no longer able to store data reliably. Endurance… Continue Reading The Endurance Of Solid State Drives Explained

SanDisk Extreme SSD Firmware Driver Update Procedure

Updating the firmware driver of your SSD to the latest version is essential if you look forward to maintaining your drive and getting it to run at its best performance. The SSD manufacturers release, from time to time, bug fixes, performance enhancements, and other important updates via new firmware releases that are directly available for… Continue Reading SanDisk Extreme SSD Firmware Driver Update Procedure

Your Guide To The Different Types Of SSDs

When you start to consider buying a solid state hard drive that’s based on flash memory technology, which is now affordable enough to merit serious consideration when planning a storage system, you need to have some knowledge about it before you make the decision of purchase. One of these aspects to learn is: The types… Continue Reading Your Guide To The Different Types Of SSDs

TRIM Support In Mac OS X Lion: How To Enable It

It’s something you must be aware of when you plan to buy a third-party SSD (other than Apple’s) for your computer running “Mac OS X Lion” that it does not have TRIM Support on this drive, although it supports it for all Apple SSDs. But this is no longer a worry with the FREE outstanding… Continue Reading TRIM Support In Mac OS X Lion: How To Enable It

Intel Offers TRIM Support For RAID-0 SSD Arrays

Since the first solid state hard drive was released and up to a few weeks ago, computer enthusiasts were unable to take the full advantage of SSDs when they set them together with RAID Configuration, that’s because Solid Sate Drives’ (SSD) firmware did not allow TRIM command to work on SSDs with RAID configuration. The… Continue Reading Intel Offers TRIM Support For RAID-0 SSD Arrays

Yet Another Explanation Of TRIM Support

We have discussed previously the issue of TRIM Support and how much your SSD needs it, and I believe that it well covered the issue of TRIM Support in solid state hard drives in intelligible statements. But while I was perusing one of the prominent technical websites I found a nice recapitulation on this matter,… Continue Reading Yet Another Explanation Of TRIM Support

HDD To SSD: Do It The Safe Way With No Data Loss

After a few years of having your own computer, things do not seem as fast as you used to see before. So therefore you are considering getting a new computer. But wait here! Although I am not against the idea of obtaining a new computer, but what if you can significantly improve the performance of… Continue Reading HDD To SSD: Do It The Safe Way With No Data Loss