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It’s getting harder and harder to say no to solid state drives, with prices dropping well into the affordable range over the past few months. Buying from the US usually provides the best deal, but if you’re keen to purchase locally, today is your day. Shopping Square is currently running a massive sale on Kingston and Sandisk SSDs, with the cheapest going for less than $50.
Adding a solid-state drive (SSD) is one of the best upgrade options for your computer, offering impressive performance improvements for all kinds of tasks. A good SSD is now cheaper than ever, so upgrading makes sense. Here’s everything you should know about your SSD, whether you’re interested in upgrading or just want to learn the ins and outs of your hardware.
If you’ve found that your MacBook Air’s SSD is just too darn small, the folks over at Other World Computing have a kit to help you replace it with a larger one — and then turn the old one into a super-portable external drive.
Dear Lifehacker, I’m putting together a computer and really want to get an SSD like you guys keep telling me to, but they’re just so expensive. I can probably afford a 60GB SSD or smaller, but that seems too small to fit anything on — even without my user folder, my current C: drive takes up nearly 70GB. Is it even possible to make use of an SSD this small? Sincerely, Starved for Space
We’ve covered proper solid state drive maintenance before, but one of the most overlooked factors in proper SSD care is partition alignment. Here’s how to make sure your partitions are aligned correctly and that you’re getting the most out of your SSD.
Enabling TRIM is one of the best ways to maximise the life of your solid-state drive, but OS X doesn’t support it out-of-the-box. Here’s an easy way to get better performance and longevity out of your Mac’s SSD.
An SSD drive is a worthwhile investment, but like any storage device, it can fail. In fact it’s not that uncommon. As with your spinning drives, you should always set up a good backup solution, and you can do plenty to take full advantage of your SSD, but you can also take steps to maximize your SSD’s lifespan. Here’s how.