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Questions tagged [ssd]

Solid-state drive; a device that uses solid-state memory to persistently store data, often as a replacement for a traditional hard drive. Because SSDs do not use mechanical seeking to access data, they can provide much higher performance than hard drives especially with random I/O operations.

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My SSD free space dissapeared. What should I do? [duplicate]

I have a problem with SSD free space. It says, that free space on drive C is around 5GB but when i select everything in hard drive folder it says, that I used only 44GB. If i'm not bat at maths there ...
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SATA ports blocked - dummy ports or removable covers?

I'm installing a SSD on my dad's computer. He has a Packard Bell iXtreme M5850. But 4 of the SATA ports appear blocked (image below). Are these dummy ports (non-functional), or is it possible to ...
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SSD Does Not Show In Boot Priority List

So I got a new SSD and cloned my old hard drive onto it, I am able to boot Windows 10 from the SSD, that all is working fine. However, everytime I turn on my computer I have to press f11 and go to ...
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Suspiciously cheap enterprise SSD Samsung PM963 - is it safe to use? [on hold]

First and foremost, why am I posting this here rather than... say "hardware recommendations": not asking for a recommendation it is an enterprise product better odds to find info than on the very low ...
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Simple but Important Laptop Upgrade: 2x 8GB RAM or 1x 8GB RAM + 1 SSD? [on hold]

I am interested in upgrading my laptop specs. I do beginner game developing on Unity, some graphic designing and 2D animation on this laptop. I currently have these specs on my HP Laptop: Intel Core ...
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Is installing an SSD worth it for me? [on hold]

I have an HP ProBook 4530s and it’s a bit of an old laptop and is starting to run pretty slow. I use it mostly to program on as I am a college Computer Science student. Is it worth it to install an ...
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ZIF drive back up , network boot, VAIO TX2

i have VAIO TX2 with a ZIF drive (failing) (Winxp) I want to clone it to a new SSD ZIF drive I purchased before it fails IN 2019 , is there a simple to use GRUB Network boot software I can copy the ...
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Is there a way to fixing my slow computer without SSD, Lightweight Linux. and RAM and CPU upgrade?

I start a my old acer veriton m420 computer. and now open chrome on windows 7 computer. it slow for 1 minutes. and then page unresponsive. I have tried: Uninstall unused programs. (AP) Delete ...
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How do i know if the ssd i want to buy is compatible with my motherboard?

I have an Asus P8H61-MX USB3 and since i've had my pc for a couple of years now, i find myself in need of an upgrade. I have already found a RAM and a graphics card, but i cant figure out how to check ...
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Backing up a Windows system using DD from NVME 512 GB to SSD 500 GB

I used to have two identical 500 GB SSD drives: one inside a laptop, one outside. I would make regular backups using dd from the internal HDD to the external one, as their capacity matched. I now ...
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Google Chrome video streaming freeze fix?

I have a fresh new Windows 10 install with the latest drivers, chipsets, etc. Everything is up to date and I use an SSD as my main drive. It works perfectly in most cases but as soon as I use any kind ...
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Transferring operating system (Windows 10) to bigger hard drive

I have a lenovo T530 laptop. It currently has 2 SSDs: one in the easily accessible CD/DVD/HD bay, and one somewhere else inside the case which has the operating system installed. "My computer" ...
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Why does Win 10 /w fast boot load so slowly after a reset / regular boot? What are your boot times /w fast boot and after a reset?

I do not deem the title phenomenon a problem, per se, I would rather say I am quite content with Windows' boot times when I use the fast boot option - it takes me around fifteen seconds to boot the ...
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Replacing the optical drive of Asus N552VW with SSD

I have a laptop Asus N552VW with 2TB HDD and 128GB SSD. However, I want to replace my optical drive with a Samsung SSD 860 EVO 500GB 2.5 inch SATA III Internal SSD. This way, I have three different ...
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Bad block count (early - later)?

SSD drive summary Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31240GNTD. Estimated life remaining 99% ; drive health good. Data from SSD tool box: -bad block count (early) value 347; -bad block count (later) value 0.My question ...

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