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When you get a Net book, among the choices that you have is purchasing one with a normal hard disk or a solid state drive. Often you can get 100 gigabytes of a conventional hard drive for the same price as a 16 gigabyte solid state drive. Though it’s much less space to store your files on, there are some big benefits to these unconventional drives. The first is that there are no moving parts. As its name says, it is a good piece of equipment. Normal drives twist and have “needles” that read the disc. When these heat up over time there’s a possibility of failure. This sort of hard drive can last years longer as there are no moving parts.
Another advantage is that when the computer is dropped or bumped there is very little chance losing any information. A net book is a computer that’s intended to be taken with you meaning it’ll be bumped quite a bit throughout the day. A solid state drives is intended to hold up to those conditions.A third advantage is speed. Accessing files or documents from a solid state drive occurs significantly faster than on a typical hard drive. Since a net book has less power than a laptop or desktop does, it requires all of the speed benefits it can get. This drive will offer your net book considerably more speed when accessing files in the hard disk.With cheap expansion Memory available like USB sticks, having less space on the driveway shouldn’t be too much of a problem.
Solid state drives are near flawless and are certainly taking over the conventional hard drive very soon. Needless to say, being new on the current market, they’re a bit on the pricey side that is clear because we know that they’ll gradually become cheaper as time goes by. So far as advantages go, there is really nothing to competition about. There are three chief reasons though as to why this sort of drive is better.
- Faster data access – It is so fast that you won’t even find the Windows XP loading screen.
- Less power use – Unlike conventional hard drives, it uses less electricity making your rig more energy efficient.
- High Reliability – Since there are no moving parts inside, there’s literally nothing that could sidetrack it.