Posts Tagged Under: SSD



The 4 Best SSDs in Newegg’s 4-Hour SSD Flash Sale: April 18, 2016

Today, you can get a 1TB SSD for $205.

Today, you can get a 1TB SSD for $205.

Update: The sale is over!

Newegg is hosting a 4-hour SSD flash sale today, featuring SSDs on sale for up to 35% off. We’ve looked through the list of deals and picked the 4 best.

This sale is going from 10 AM to 2 PM Pacific Standard Time (1 PM to 5 PM Eastern) on April 18, 2016. So, if you’re looking for a new SSD, act quickly!

(As we’ve said many times, buying an SSD is one of the most significant upgrade you can make to your PC’s overall performance.)

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What’s an SSD? Here’s everything you need to know (with video)

For a long time, the only way to store information on your PC in a long term, easily accessible manner, was to use a hard drive disk, which is a technology that dates all the way back to the 1950s. The refrigerator-sized IBM 305 computers shown below held 3.75 megabytes of data each, which is just about the amount of data used to store one photo taken by a modern mobile phone.

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Why You Should Buy an SSD, and How to Find a Good One

Jack Winn

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Not long ago, there weren’t many options for storing data on your computer. Standard mechanical hard drive disks (HDDs) have long been the de facto choice, but a different type of storage drive is becoming much more popular: the solid state drive (SSD). Solid state drives bring a wealth of improvements over standard HDDs, so let’s take a moment to understand why many PC builders are now choosing SSDs for their primary data storage solution.

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