If you’ve formatted a hard drive or USB thumb drive, you might have seen the “Allocation Unit Size” setting. What is this, and can you change it?
Windows 10 has features to help SSDs operate to their full potential. Here is what you need to do if you have an SSD for your Windows PC.
Not all Solid State Drives are created equal. One of the biggest differences is whether it has DRAM or DRAM-less. Check out the differences here.
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.
If you are still using a slow traditional HDD for your PC, you can now use Intel Optane to speed things up. Find out what Intel Optane is.
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.
A new solid-state hybrid drive (SSHD) has emerged with the best of SSD and HDD. Is it better than an SSD drive? Let’s find out.
The flash drive, HDD, and SSD can all be used to store data externally, but which one should you use? Here we break them down to see where each one shines.
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.
If you’re looking to get your computer upgraded with a new SSD, Samsung 860 EVO 2TB 2.5 SSD, now at 43% off, might be just the one you want.
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.
Why not opt for a portable external SSD for nearly half off its list price with the SanDisk 500GB Extreme Portable External SSD.
When your PC fails to boot, one of the issues you should check for is bad sectors on your hard disk. Use these tools to check and repair bad sectors on SSD.
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.
NVMe hard drives are revolutionizing speed. Learn the difference between them and standard SATA SSDs. Which is right for your computer?
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.
If you are wondering if your Windows system is running SSD or HDD, here are a few ways to find out without physically open the computer case.
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.
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.
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?
When buying an SSD, you might notice that you can choose from a few different types of flash memory. The technical terms can be confusing. This explains what NAND and NOR mean.
Both SD card and SSD use solid-state storage and have no moving parts. Examine SD card vs. SSD and learn why you can’t use one in place of other.
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.
In Macs, TRIM is only enabled on SSDs supplied by Apple. If you have a 3rd party SSD, here is how to enable TRIM for SSD in Mac.
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.
SSDs have become very popular recently, but there’s a limit to what SSDs can do. Can we push past the limits of SSDs and flash memory? Let check it out.
What is SSD caching? How does it work? How can you enable this? These are all questions you’ll find the answer to in this piece.
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.
If you are using a SSD for your Ubuntu machine, here is a way to check the health of SSD and see whether it is time to change a new one.
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.