How to Clone Windows 10 to an SSD

How to Clone Windows 10 to an SSD

If you just bought a new SSD and don’t want to reinstall Windows 10, follow the instructions here to clone your Windows 10 from existing HDD to the SSD.

By Don Sharpe -
How to Boot Raspberry Pi 4 From USB

How to Boot Raspberry Pi 4 From USB

By default, Raspberry Pi boot up from the SD card. Here is how you can boot your Raspberry Pi 4 from USB, right off an external SSD drive.

By Nachiket Mhatre -
How to Upgrade Your Hard Drive to SSD

How to Upgrade Your Hard Drive to SSD

Is your hard drive beginning to fail, or are you interested in speeding up your PC with an SSD? Follow these steps to upgrade your hard drive to SSD.

By Tracey Rosenberger -
Tested: Does Your NVMe SSD Need a Heatsink?

Tested: Does Your NVMe SSD Need a Heatsink?

While your NVMe SSD runs faster than the standard 2.5 inch SSD, its temperature also shoots up faster. We investigated the case for NVMe SSD heatsink to see if it’s really necessary.

By Nachiket Mhatre -
How to Check the Health of SSD in macOS

How to Check the Health of SSD in macOS

Storage media, including SSDs, will fail when you least expect it. macOS offers tools that can check the disk health of your SSD and other attached disks.

By Alexander Fox -
What You Need to Know About NVMe SSD

What You Need to Know About NVMe SSD

NVMe is a storage system that promises to exponentially increase the bandwidth available to storage devices. Here’s what you need to know about NVMe SSDs.

By Alexander Fox -
How Solid State Drives Works

How Solid State Drives Works

If you’re not quite sure how solid state drives work, you’re not alone. Here we explain how flash memory, a.k.a. NAND memory, actually works.

By Alexander Fox -
What Makes a Computer Fast?

What Makes a Computer Fast?

There are many factors that affect a computer’s speed. If you want to make your computer fast, you’ll need to get the right parts to work together.

By Andrew Braun -
Why Are SSD Prices Suddenly Plummeting?

Why Are SSD Prices Suddenly Plummeting?

For years SSD prices were annoyingly stable. Suddenly, that’s all changed. SSD prices are dropping like a stone. Is now the best time to buy an SSD?

By Alexander Fox -
Choosing the Best Linux Filesystem for Your SSD

Choosing the Best Linux Filesystem for Your SSD

When setting up a new Linux install with an SSD, many don’t know what file system to go with. Here are some of the best Linux filesystems for SSD that you can use.

By Derrik Diener -
Can SSDs Lose Data Without Power?

Can SSDs Lose Data Without Power?

A report from the JEDEC about SSDs suggests they might not be able to retain storage over long periods of time without power. Is this true? Let’s find out.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
How to Enable TRIM For SSD in Ubuntu

How to Enable TRIM For SSD in Ubuntu

Windows 8 comes with an Optimize Drive feature that can send TRIM command to SSD. What about Ubuntu? How can you enable TRIM for SSD in Ubuntu? Here’s how.

By Damien -
Why Are Solid-State Drives So Expensive?

Why Are Solid-State Drives So Expensive?

Solid-states drives are often praised for their speed, but to enjoy it, you often have to pay a high price for it. This article explains why solid-state drives are so expensive.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -