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G_Woods

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I am thinking about replacing my existing hard drive in my HP Laptop with a SSD. I was wanting to get some input from the forum. Has anyone else done it? Any problems? Pros/Cons? Let me hear from you.

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I have never done it at least yet but they are much faster then the conventional SATA drives.
With that they are a bit pricier right now.
Stability, Speed and reliability are much better also.
They do not use a mechanical mechanism for the disk head like other drives which make them less likely to wear out or fail.
If I had the money I would gladly purchase one and exchange my OS drive for it.
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Pros
Faster boot time
Applications load quicker
No moving parts to be subject to shock

Cons
Even now with the decrease in the original high cost still more expensive
Generally easy to set up on 7
not so easy on xp or vista
depending on the age of the laptop you may not notice any real benefits - also of course depends on what you use the laptop for

Caution check carefully that the drive you are buying is able to be fitted in the laptop - especially if the present HDD is in a carrier

See this
http://h30094.www3.h...atrix=SMB-BOOK1

each drive, and I am not suggesting you buy ffom there has a list of HP computers it will fit
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