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PC Speed: SSD vs. Hard Drive

When you come to buy your next PC, there’s a good chance it could contain a solid state drive, or SSD for short. What’s that? It’s the new, lightningfast and reliable alternative to the
clunky old mechanical hard drive. But why wait? In theory at least, you could add an SSD to your current, slow PC. But is it worth doing? Are the benefits of the SSD worth the cost and trouble it would involve? And are there any disadvantages? Read on to discover all the ins and outs of the SSD.

Category: Hardware, Issues, Optimisation
Issue: 2019 Issue 8 August
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Article Reference: P190



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