Questions tagged [ssd]

For questions about devices that use electronic state (via NAND/NOR) to store data.

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External Music Production Library: NAS vs. External SSD vs. External HDD Thunderbolt?

The last couple of months I have been preparing for a return to hobby music production after a long hiatus. I have realised that my computer will not have enough storage space for my coming sample ...
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SSD to work with PCIe

I recently got a new (to me) computer. It was a workhorse computer from a few years ago. I'm trying to rig it up to work with an SSD in its new life with me. Currently the motherboard has SATA II ...
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Will this computer fullfill my expectations? [closed]

I want to buy a new pc soon and want to build it myself. Now I figured out the components I want to use. Could you tell me, whether everything fits together and if I can get something better for the ...
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Which one I should go for, ADATA SP550 120GB vs Samsung EVO 120GB SSD's? [closed]

I'm new to SSD, After doing some research i end up with 2 models ADATA SP550 120GB and Samsung EVO 120GB. ADATA seems to be a TLC NAND Flash which is low in endurance but i have no idea about EVO(...
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SSD that heats not too much

Could anybody recommend desktop's SSD that works with lower temperature (I mean that would not heat too much) ? Or may be at least brand which bother about it... It seems nobody is interesting in ...
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Additional SSD for MSI GE62 APACHE PRO?

I am planning to get the MSI GE62 Apache Pro 15.6 FHD i7-6700HQ 8GB 1TB GTX970M 3GB laptop. I also want to get an extra 128GB of SSD (so I'll have a hybrid of 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD). The problem is ...
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2nd SSD in HP EliteBook 820 G3

The HP EliteBook 820 G3 manual states that either a hard drive or a SSD might be installed (page 36). And not both at the same time. Thus, as-is, one can't install two SSD modules in that machine. ...
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mSata upgrade to install system Envy 15-j108el

I own this laptop: HP Envy 15-108el It comes with 1TB Hard disk and the following mSata drive: smartctl 6.4 2014-10-07 r4002 [x86_64-linux-4.2.0-23-generic] (local build) Copyright (C) 2002-14, Bruce ...
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SSD and HDD Internal Raid system compatible with external clone docking station

I'm searching for a good internal raid system for two SSDs and one for two HDDs. The housing of the SSDs and HDDs should be compatible with an external docking station, which I want to use for Backups....
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Will Dell Studio XPS M1640 recognize 500GB SSD? [closed]

I'd like to upgrade my laptop's 500GB to a Samsung Evo 850 500GB SSD. I'd like to know if the SSD will be recognized by my system? Also, will it work to have 1TB combining the SSD and my current ...
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SSD / HDD choice when write speed is slow - developer workstation and for games

SanDisk Internal SSD 120GB 2.5-Inch SDSSDA-120G-G25 costs Rs. 3600 (~$53) Sandisk SSD 128gb SATA 2.5, Z400s costs Rs. 3800 (~$56) SanDisk 128GB SDSSDP-128G-G25 cost Rs. 3900 (~$58) Samsung 850 EVO ...
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Will an SSD and more RAM increase VM performance?

I have a macbook since December 2011. This is my configuration: MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011) Processor 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 Memory 4 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Graphics Intel HD Graphics 3000 384 MB I ...
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Which 2.5" SSD would you recommend for a Dell Inspiron laptop? Samsung's EVO 840 mode or EVO 850 model?

I need to upgrade my Dell Inspiron 7352 laptop from its HDD to an SSD. I'm deliberating between two similar models of SSD: Samsung EVO 840 Samsung EVO 850 Having looked at the specs for both ...
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New Gaming System - SSD [Romania]

I'm building a system to play the latest games at max settings at 1920x1080 and get as close to 30 FPS as possible within the budget. The trouble is that the website I'm buying from is in Romanian, ...
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Laptop for media and light gaming

I'd like a fast start up and decent display. Maybe light gaming. I was thinking: SSD 8/16GB RAM 15.6" HD Screen Budget under £400.
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What is the best drive supported by the MSI GE62 Apache Pro-004?

I did a lot of research, but the more I study about the M.2 slots the more I am getting confused. Can any one tell me which M.2 SSDs the MSI GE62 Apache Pro-004 supports? The specifications page ...
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What SSD technology has cheapest data recovery service? [closed]

SSDs might fail rarely, but when they fail they do so grandly. Data recovery services typically charge thousands of euros even for the smallest drives. Of course the cheapest data recovery technology ...
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Which SSD producer/line has lowest power usage? [closed]

What (current) 2.5" SSD drives proved to consume the least power in real-life measuring? For "real life" I mean measuring the power they actually draw from the PSU, or the power the PSU draws from ...
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What's the SSD producer with cheapest warranty/return policy?

When I compare prices of HDDs, I embed a virtual "warranty price" for the costs I'd find if I needed a return (assuming the producer provides more than 2-year EU commercial warranty). Which producer ...
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250 GB SSD for programming cheaper than ~£100?

What would you recommend to choose? I was thinking about Samsung 850 Pro and Crucial MX200 but every suggestion would be appreciated. 250GB seems to be fine for me (I have one another 1TB HDD). My ...
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Will switching to SSD improve my write performance? [closed]

I have a PostgreSQL server which occasionally hangs for a long time on writes to my hard disks. Sometimes the fsync system calls take more than two minutes to complete. Now I am wondering if moving ...
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Should I buy an SSD with hardware-based full disk encryption?

Due to the fact that TrueCrypt is "not secure" I've been looking for some other way to encrypt the data. WARNING: Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed security issues You ...

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