The rotating platter hard disk drives (HDD) have been around since the early days of PCs. Technology improvements are allowing for the improvement of speeds and capacity. Basically the HDD technology involves a armature that moves across the surface of the platter. Using magnetism, the drive head reads and writes information to the disk. SSD […]
Professor Derek McAuley (Computer Science at the University of Nottingham) explains why deleted files on SSD and Flash drives may not really be gone – even when overwritten.
Learn why most hard disk optimization techniques are useless with SSD drives.
Many of you are now enjoying the performance of a solid state drive. Use these 6 tricks from Mitz – to make sure your SSD is optimized for peak performance.
SSDs (Solid State Drives) work very differently to older HDDs (Hard Disk Drives). This gives them several advantages over HDDs, but also a few drawbacks.
Natan (maxmouse3) on YouTube asked, “I want to buy an SSD for my laptop, but don’t want to lose storage space. What should I do?”
Solid State Drives (SSD) have become reasonable in regards to cost and more people are looking at them for everyday use on their PC’s. This article shows you how to use an SSD as the boot drive for Windows 7 and then have a SATA II standard hard drive as a storage location for your documents, videos, pictures, downloads, etc. on it to save space on the SSD.
By Chris Pirillo
Over on our popular questions and answers site Lockergnome.net, bcgocubs asked how a computer will benefit when using an SSD. Also, they would like to know what everyone’s general opinions are regarding solid state drives vs traditional hard drives. A traditional hard drive has moving parts, but is quite inexpensive compared to an SSD. The solid-state drive is just that: suspended in a solid state with no moving parts. It may be more expensive to buy one of these, but many people are starting to believe that they are much better for your computer. What are your thoughts?
THE SHAPE OF COMPUTING
Strewn across the floor and stacked in my closet are 100â€™s of lifeless parts. Processors, cords, connectors and fans, dead and lifeless now, they were once proud warriors of the desktop era. Striving to be faster in a technical world consumed by speed, I greeted new processors and motherboards like a lion greets wildebeasts. Today those dark ages are gone, replaced by the Renaissance of Mobility, or as the techies would say, â€œlet me grab my portableâ€.