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What is a solid state drive (SSD)?
A solid-state drive (SSD) is a new generation of storage device used in computers. SSDs use flash-based memory, which is much faster than a traditional mechanical hard disk.
What is the difference between HDD and SSD?
Compared to the traditional method of HDD storage, which is short for hard-disk drive, SSD drives are built without the traditional spinning disk drive and movable hard disk heads used for reading and writing new information to the disk.
Can I put an SSD drive in a laptop?
This design is to allow the SSD drive to put in a laptop or desktop computer in place of a hard drive. To do this, it needs to have the standard dimension as a 1.8, 2.5 or 3.5-inch hard drive. It also uses the common SATA interface so that it can easily be placed into any PC as a hard drive would.
What does an SSD look like on the outside?
Many SSDs on the outside look almost identical to a conventional hard drive. This design allows the SSD drive to be put into a laptop or desktop computer in place of a hard drive. To do this, it needs to have the same standard dimension as a 1.8-inch, 2.5-inch, or 3.5-inch hard drive.