It’s very ironic that a disk drive maker’s software is such a space hog.
I was able to breathe a major sigh of relief today. My aftermarket Solid State Drive (SSD) upgrade, installed in one of my laptops, lost its filesystem. I don’t know yet if the drive itself has failed yet, but so far… not looking great for the drive. Media reports peg SSD short-term failure rate at […]
The iMac has a nifty new feature (well, for iMac, anyways). It has both a 2.5-inch drive bay and a 3.5-inch drive bay. Now yes, you can use that 2.5-inch drive bay to house that old hard drive from your PlayStation 3 (before you maxed it out). However, the reason that it is there, is […]
I know. You may be a guy or gal working in an office. Or, you may be a penny-pinching startup CEO like me. But even I justified paying $275 for an Intel X25-M SSD. And, I’ve got the perfect example of why it makes business sense. Sure, 17 second startups are great. But, I am […]
I’ve seen a lot of people say that SSDs eliminate the need to defragment your hard drive. And, these people almost made me second guess myself… almost. While it is true that SSDs eliminate one reason to defrag, and that reason is that hard drives must waste time moving across platters and physical sectors of […]