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The Harsh Reality of False Bait and Switch SSD Claims – Learning To Run With Flash

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It seems that the world of technology has stopped with allegations that some SSD companies are pulling the old ‘bait and switch’ routine in their SSDs by switching off components that many had recognized through initial SSD reviews. We have read several reports and forums, most of which simply repeat the original information, and finally have decided to clarify things ... Read More »

How Does an SSD Work – Learning To Run With Flash

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‘How Does An SSD Work’ is the fourth article in our series entitled ‘Learning To Run With Flash’.  In this series, we take the time to try to explain the ins and outs of SSDs to you the reader, as well as doing our best to provide an understanding of how this amazing technology will benefit you.  If you are ... Read More »

What Role Do SSD Components Play – Learning To Run With Flash

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Today’s consumer is a much smarter breed than we all were yesterday.  The simple fact that SSDs are faster, totally silent, create less heat, are significantly more impact resistant and provide longer laptop battery life than the hard drive, just isn’t enough.  Today’s consumer wants to know how this is possible and why. Our introductory two articles in the ‘Learning ... Read More »

What is an SSD – Learning To Run With Flash

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Have you ever wondered how a smart phone, IPOD or even an IPAD can work at such speed and instant access, yet your computer takes over a minute to start?  That question just might be the reason that you have joined us in our series ‘Learning To Run With Flash’ and, if so, congratulations!  You are about to enter a ... Read More »

SSD Migration or Fresh System Installation – An SSD Primer

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One of the first challenges new SSD users face is whether to migrate the system in place or to consider a fresh OS installation where one might start from scratch. In many cases, users have several years invested in their system whereas, with others, the security of a fresh installation is a major step towards SSD happiness. The choice of ... Read More »

Garbage Collection and TRIM in SSDs Explained – An SSD Primer

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‘Garbage Collection in SSDs’ is a contributed article that was submitted by LSI and authored by Kent Smith, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Flash Components Division, LSI Corporation. It’s importance cannot be understated for anyone venturing into today’s world of SSDs. Garbage collection (GC) is a fundamental process with all solid state drives (SSDs), but it can be implemented in ... Read More »

Benefits Of A Solid State Drive – An SSD Primer

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Laptop computers are now sporting a new option that is going to amaze most as a result of the visible speed improvement and many will never really understand why. Some will boast of  how quick their new laptop starts while others will read the fine print to see that there is this new thing called a solid state drive which ... Read More »

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