Computers, hardware, SSD (9)

Replacing the mechanical hard disk drive (HDD) in your desktop or laptop computer with a solid state drive (SSD) can dramatically improve its overall performance/speed, and make an old slow device so much more pleasant to use. Here are tips about what to look for when shopping for an SSD. (2021-09)
Buying an SSD  (keywords: Computers, hardware, SSD)
5 warning signs your SSD is about to break down and fail. (2020-09)
SSD failure warning signs  (keywords: Computers, hardware, SSD)
USB flash drive vs. external HDD and SSD: Which is best for you? If anything digital is important to you, it should be stored in TWO places: on your computing device and on a separate storage device or even on two separate storage devices. (2020-06)
Flash drive vx. HDD vs. SSD  (keywords: Computers, hardware, SSD, Computers, hardware, flash drive, Computers, hardware, hard drive)
Your processor can handle billions of cycles a second, but it often spends a lot of time waiting for your drive to feed it data. To get optimal performance, you should get a good solid state drive (SSD). Here's how to choose the right SSD. (2020-01)
Choosing an SSD  (keywords: Computers, hardware, SSD)
SSDs without their own RAM are appearing on the market as a way to make the speed of an SSD available at lower prices. But is this tradeoff worth it, and why do SSDs even have RAM, anyway? (5-min. video) (2019-12)
Why do SSDs have RAM?  (keywords: Computers, hardware, SSD)
How to: Simple upgrade to an SSD. (2019-12)
Upgrading to an SSD  (keywords: Computers, hardware, SSD)
What is SSD "TRIM", why it is useful for your SSD, and how to check whether it is turned on. (2018-04)
SSD "Trim"  (keywords: Computers, hardware, SSD)
What is a Solid State Drive? Should I buy one? (2017-04)
What is SSD  (keywords: Computers, hardware, SSD)
Ten free tools to tweak and optimize an SSD on Windows. (2016-10)
SSD tools  (keywords: Computers, hardware, SSD)

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