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.
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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.
Windows 10 has plenty of features that helps SSDs operate to their full potential, but it doesn’t always enable them by default. This will show how to unlock the full potential of your SSD!
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.
If you are still using a slow traditional HDD for your PC, you can now use Intel Optane Memory to speed things up. Find out what Intel Optane Memory is and how it benefits you.
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 Solid State Drive is an alternative to the traditional Hard Disk Drive. If you’re buying an SSD and want to know what to look out for, this guide is for you.
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.