SSD, SSHD, HDD- Choosing The Best For Your Laptop

SSD, SSHD, HDD- Choosing The Best For Your Laptop

SSD, SSHD, HDD Storage Device

Laptop Storage Device

Do you want to upgrade the storage of your laptop? Upgrade it with the best options that suits your needs. Here are some tips what’s the best choice to made. Have a look at this article.


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Picking the best storage option to upgrade your laptop PC’s performance isn’t as simple as it appears. Do you need a hard disk drive (HDD), a solid state drive (SSD), or a solid state hybrid drive (SSHD)? There are a number of important factors to consider, and none of the available solutions always provides the best performance in each category. As with most important decisions, you have to choose the option that can best meet your unique needs.

Let’s break down the key criteria to help you decide which option is right for you.

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Form factor

Without any moving parts, SSD products are the thinnest of the available storage options. They’re especially good for thin and light PCs and complex, industrial designs. For standard notebooks, SSDs are available in 5mm and 7mm heights. By comparison, HDDs are available in standard 7mm and 9.5mm designs. SSHDs debuted at 9mm, will ship at 7mm soon, and 5mm designs have been announced for shipment in 2013.


HDDs are the workhorses when it comes to sheer capacity and how much data can be stored. SSHD technology also offers maximum capacity points at affordable price points while SSDs are only affordable at lower capacities. High-capacity SSDs are extremely expensive.

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