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What is an SSD Hard Drive?
SSD stands for Solid State Drive.
Traditional hard drives have disk platters and moving parts - operating somewhat like a record player - with the disks spinning and heads floating just above the surface of the disks reading and writing data.
A solid state drive has no moving parts and operates similar to a USB flash drive - albeit given that it interfaces with your laptop via the internal SATA connector it has a MUCH faster data transfer rate than USB drives.
Why Upgrade to Solid State Storage?
Your computer will be faster.
How much faster will my computer be?
It depends ultimately on usage - but generally you can expect:
What will not be faster?
The following are examples of computer operations that will not be improved by upgrading to a Solid State Drive:
What devices do we upgrade to SSD?
How Much does a Solid State Drive Upgrade Cost?
Refer to the following table to determine your typical SSD upgrade price at TechKnow Space:
|Hard Drive Size||Price
(Fresh OS Installation)
|240 GB SSD Laptop Hard Drive Upgrade||$249.95||$279.95|
|480 GB SSD Laptop Hard Drive Upgrade||$349.95||$379.95|