A solid-state drive (SSD) is a solid-state storage device that uses integrated circuit assemblies to store data persistently, typically using flash memory, and functioning as secondary storage in the hierarchy of computer storage. It is also sometimes called a semiconductor storage device, a solid-state device or a solid-state disk, even though SSDs lack the physical spinning disks and movable read–write heads used in hard disk drives (HDDs) and floppy disks.Compared with electromechanical drives, SSDs are typically more resistant to physical shock, run silently, and have higher input/output rates and lower latency. SSDs store data in semiconductor cells. As of 2019, cells can contain between 1 and 4 bits of data. SSD storage devices vary in their properties according to the number of bits stored in each cell, with single-bit cells ("Single Level Cells" or "SLC") being generally the most reliable, durable, fast, and expensive type, compared with 2- and 3-bit cells ("Multi-Level Cells/MLC" and "Triple-Level Cells/TLC"), and finally quad-bit cells ("QLC") being used for consumer devices that do not require such extreme properties and are the cheapest per gigabyte of the four. In addition, 3D XPoint memory (sold by Intel under the Optane brand) stores data by changing the electrical resistance of cells instead of storing electrical charges in cells, and SSDs made from RAM can be used for high speed, when data persistence after power loss is not required, or may use battery power to retain data when its usual power source is unavailable. Hybrid drives or solid-state hybrid drives (SSHDs), such as Apple's Fusion Drive, combine features of SSDs and HDDs in the same unit using both flash memory and spinning magnetic disks in order to improve the performance of frequently-accessed data. Bcache achieves a similar effect purely in software, using combinations of dedicated regular SSDs and HDDs.
SSDs based on NAND Flash will slowly leak charge over time if left for long periods without power. This causes worn-out drives (that have exceeded their endurance rating) to start losing data typically after one year (if stored at 30 °C) to two years (at 25 °C) in storage; for new drives it takes longer. Therefore, SSDs are not suitable for archival storage. 3D XPoint is a possible exception to this rule; it is a relatively new technology with unknown long-term data-retention characteristics.
SSDs can use traditional HDD interfaces and form factors, or newer interfaces and form factors that exploit specific advantages of the flash memory in SSDs. Traditional interfaces (e.g. SATA and SAS) and standard HDD form factors allow such SSDs to be used as drop-in replacements for HDDs in computers and other devices. Newer form factors such as mSATA, M.2, U.2, NF1/M.3/NGSFF, XFM Express (Crossover Flash Memory, form factor XT2) and EDSFF (formerly known as Ruler SSD) and higher speed interfaces such as NVM Express (NVMe) over PCI Express (PCIe) can further increase performance over HDD performance.SSDs have a limited lifetime number of writes, and also slow down as they reach their full storage capacity.

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    Help Pwede kaya malagyan ng ssd tong laptop ko?

    laptop ko ay acer aspire 5 na naka intel 5 7200u na naka hd 620 na graphics?. baka kasi bumili ako tas bawal naman pala lagyan haha 2016 model na acer aspire 5
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    Help Pa help po ano po pwedeng gawin sa corrupted ssd?

    naka ilang format na kasi ako corrupted parin daw
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    For Sale [Davao PC] i3-8th Gen | 16 GB RAM | 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD | UHD 630

    Davao Area Only ✅ 100% No Issue | 99.99% Uptime (No Lag/Freeze) ✅ Good for Programming (4c & 4t; 3.60 Ghz) ✅ Good for Gaming (2666 MHz x 2) + (8 GB Shared GPU Memory) ✅ Ginagamit ra nako pang gaming, coding, photoshop, android studio with virtual device, vs code, unity, apache netbeans, xampp ✅...
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    Help SSD Question

    Mga master balak ko po sana mag-upgrade sa SSD...May slot po akong available tama po ba? saka kung bibili ko anong klase po kaya? di kasi ako masyadong pamilyar sa mga specs na pwede baka yung mabili ko di naman pwede sa laptop ko. salamat and more power!
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    Help BIOS not choosing SSD as Boot Drive

    Paps pa help naman kasi hindi pinaprioty ni bios ung ssd ko, na install and na initialize ko na ujg ssd ko and binabasa naman ni bios ung ssd ko. Then na change ko na ung order ng boot option nasa taas na ung ssd ko kaso pag nisave changes ko na at nag restart na then pag tingin ko sa devices...
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    Help Compatible SSD for Dell Inspiron 14 3480

    ano compatible na ssd paps na at the same time gamit rin or nka install rin ung HDD ko?
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    Help Ano mas mahal M.2 SSD or SATA SSD?

    ano mas mahal paps?
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    Recommend SSD

    Hello, I have an ideapad 320 -14ikb unit and planning to ass an ssd to it. Pasuggest naman ano brand ang maganda. Wala pa kasi budget pangbili ng bagong unit. Salamat!
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    Help 16GB Ram swap to 1 Year Old SSD

    MAGANDANG HAPON MGA KUYS Ask ko lang mga kuys if goods trade ba Swap tong 2x 8GB ram ko (Total 16GB) sa 1 Year old na 240 SSD? Sa tingin nyo kya oks ba? or luge ako?
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    Help Parecommend po ng m.2 SSD

    Parecommend po ng magandang brand ng ssd pang upgrade sa laptop sana. naghahanp kasi ako ng mura pero swak at mabilis na ssd.
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    SSD Kingston

    Kingston KC600 Ganda rin pala ng performance
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    Help Hi guys pa help!! about ssd!

    automatic na ba yun ma detect sa bios yung ssd/hdd? or meron pa galawin like enable or disable?
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    Help SSD Upgrade

    Pasensya na po ang daming tanong. Ask ko lang if dito po ba kinakabit yung ssd? Tama po ba? Yun kasi yung nasearch ko sa YøùTùbé. Yung nakalagay po kasi is M.2 lang. Need to upgrade kasi yung local disk ko is 92gb lang. May pagasa po kaya madagdagan pa? Wala po kasi talaga akong alam sa...
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    Help External or internal ssd?

    anong mas maganda for games and file management mga lods, internal ssd ba or external? may laptop tapos desktop ako. madali lang mag share ng files kase may magandang cloud storage naman ako, pero sabi ni kuya mas ok daw yung external. ano sa tingin nyo? tapos may recommendations din ba kayo na...
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    Crucial SSD sino na nakatry nito?

    Hello mga paps, sino po naka try bumili nito balak ko sana mag upgrade SSD ng laptop e
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    Help SAMSUNG 980 PRO SSD 2TB PCIe NVMe Gen 4 99$ ON AMAZON!!!

    Hi ka-PHC, Baka interested kayo bumili nakita ko lang. Habang may stock pa bili nakau. SAMSUNG 980 PRO SSD 2TB PCIe NVMe Gen 4
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    Help SSD Kingston

    May alam ba kayong mas magandang brand na SSD, bukod sa Kingston KC600? Pa suggest namn if may alam kayong mas maganda pang brand ng SSD
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    Help Ano masmaganda sa ssd gpt or mbr?

    gusto ko lang malaman if ano maganda i select sa rufus mbr or gpt i have ssd 1tb and balak ko installan ng windows 10 pro
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    Help Ano pwede gawin sa extra Nvme ssd?

    Nag upgrade ako ng ssd sa pc ko. Dati kasi 512gb ssd pinalitan ko ng 2tb. Ngayon meron akong spare na 512gb ssd na ayaw ko naman itapon kasi sayang din dahil mabilis at malaking storage din naman ang 512 gb. Pero ayaw ko din sana ibenta dahil baka may makarecover ng data ko. Gusto ko sana...
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    Help SSD Brand , Pa suggest

    Pa suggest naman ng Good Brand of SSD mga lodi, yung TESTED na sana at sure na mabilis . Ang mga nakikita ko kasi sa shopee ADATA , and Kingston baka may ma suggest kayo na mas mabilis pa
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    Help About new bought SSD to OS drive.

    Good morning po. pa tulong naman po pano e set yung newly bought SSD as a OS tas pwede ba yung mismong OS file lang yung ma e transfer from HDD tas yung naka install na programs or games mananatili lang sa HHD? pa tulong po. thanks.
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    Help Msata ssd not detected

    gud am mga bossing patulong naman bakit di nadedetect ng pc ko ang msata ssd kahit na format kona sa ibang pc yung ssd. ang pc ko po toshiba dx1210 series. salamat po sa sasagot
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    Help 2.5" SSD

    Naghahanap ako ng SSD pero di ako maka decide kung anong brand. 240GB PNY, 240GB Lexar, 240GB WD Green, 240GB Patriot, 256GB Adata. Peso converted price range: 1100-1300 petot
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    Help Dead GPU?

    Magandang gabi, ano po sa tingin niyo ang problema nito? Specs CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3200G with Radeon Vega Graphics RAM: 2x8 Team Group 3200MHz SSD: Crucial MX500
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    Help Encrypted NVME SSD

    may paraan pa ba mga Lods maformat ang encryted na nvme ? di kasi maformat sa cmd,nadedetect naman sa diskmanagement kaso hindi din maformat ,ginamitan ko ng AOMEI software aLaws p din ,may sftware paba na makakafix mga lods ?salamat sa tutulong
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    How to format po ssd?

    Ask lang po ako paano po kaya mag format ng ssd yung lalagyan po ng windows? baguhan lang po kasi paki comment nmn po ng link if may nagpost na po ng tutorial kung paano po magformat thank you po
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    Help 20K PC

    Oks na ba 'to sa 20K mga master? Full Specification 𝐂𝐩𝐮 : AMD RYZEN 5 5600G 3.90GHz (6 Cores / 12 Threads) 𝐌𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐛𝐨𝐚𝐫𝐝 : ASUS A320M-K 𝐌𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐲 : 16GB KINGSTON FURY BEAST 3200MHz DDR4 𝐒𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐠𝐞 : 256GB SSD (10x Faster than HDD) 𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐬 : Built-in 2GB RADEON VEGA 7 𝐏𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐲 : 750 Watts YGT Top...
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    WALRAM SSD 256gb

    Any thoughts about this SSD Brand? Nainstallan naman ng OS but after a week di na mabasa ng Laptop. naTry na din isalpak from other computer pero di pa rin mabasa, umiinit lang sya.
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    RAMSTA SSD slow problem

    Meron po ba naka-encounter dito na mabagal yung bagong bili na ramsta ssd 512gb? If meron, pa'no n'yo po naayos?
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    Help Asrock h61m-vs4 sata not detected

    Pahelp naman mga idol, kabibili ko lang ng mobo. Bat di ko makita yong mga ssd or hdd? Di tuloy ako maka install ng OS
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    PC App Laptop SSD Limitation

    Diba po bawat brand nang laptop may SSD Limit posted yun mostly sa description ok lang po ba na lagpasan yun halimbawa ang limit ay 256gb ssd lang then yung laptop mo is naka 1tb hdd by default nung nabili mo ganun na siya ok lang po ba na bilhan rin nang 1tb ssd gagana parin po kaya siya or...
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    Help Ssd dying?

    hi po. hihingi lang ng opinion, yung ssd po detected pa pero hindi na readable yun data niya. sa check disk scan puro bad sectors. ayaw na din ma format, dead na po ba talaga?
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    kahapon dumating na yung order ko sa lazada , KINGSTON 960GB gumana naman siya, chineck ko sa disk management then inallocate ko siya. tapos before ko lagyan ng o.s finormat ko muna. tapos nag install na ako ng o.s nya using bootable almost working siya. after install ng o.s niya, nag...
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    Hard drives predicted to be history after 2028

    (Image credit: IBM) So long, hard drives, and thanks for all the storage. The very last mechanical hard drive will be sold in 2028, bringing an end to the magnetic storage era. At least, that's what Shawn Rosemarin of Pure Storage reckons, a company that—you guessed it—specializes in...
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    Help HDD to SSD upgrade Laptop

    Pa advice lang ako mga master kung ayos na din ba tong ssd, nag order ako parating na, installan ko sana ng windows 10/11 lite. laptop specs:
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    For Sale SELLING SSD

    mga boss bilhin nyo na di ko pa nagamit yan need lang pagdagdag sa allowance ko
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    Help D15 ssd upgrage from 256gb to 1tb.

    Advisable po ba iupgrade ang 256 gb to 1tb Huawei matebook D15? Sabi sa service center na pinuntahan ko masyadong malaki daw ang 1tb from 256gb. Ok lang po ba ang 1tb kasi nakabili na ako eh ng samsung 970 evo plus 1tb.
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    SSD Suggestions

    Hello anong magandang brand ng ssd para sa pag store ng mga games? 500 gb or 1 tb kukunin ko and ang budget ko is 2.5k. Ty sa mga sasagot.
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    For Sale P5 PLUS PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD 1TB

    Napanalunan lang sa Company quiz. Hindi ko pa po nabubuksan. Paunahan nalng po mga bossing 5,300 ONLY!
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    Help HIKVision SSD is Write-Protected

    Mga ka-PHC, Paano po kaya matangal itong write-protect ng HIKVision SSD? Kahit po kasi i-reformat or delete partition ayaw.
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    Pa help naman, bakit po pag madaming maliliit na files akong transfer sa ssd ko bumababa yung transfer speed po nya?

    Pa help naman, bakit po pag madaming maliliit na files akong transfer sa ssd ko bumababa yung transfer speed po nya?
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    Mabagal na start ng PC kahit SSD

    Mga master pano gagawin dito sa PC ko? Mabilis sya mag boot pag yung SSD lang nakalagay pero pag nilalagay ko na yung HDD sobrang tagal na nya mag boot inaabot ng 10mins minsan. Nareformat ko na yung HDD pero same pa din ng result.
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    Help Huawei D15 SSD upgrade

    Hello po, compatible po bang ang Samsung 970 evo plus ssd 1tb sa Huawei D15 (BoB-WAH9)? Upgrade sana ako sa storage kasi nabitin ako sa 256g ssd. May bayad po ba pa upgrade sa service center? Okay lng po ba na ako po bibili ng ssd at ipa install ko lang sa service center? Need po ba appointment...
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    I have ssd but the boot up is still slow

    panoo to mga paps 6mins boot up kahit may ssd na, normal naman read nya kaso mabagal mag boot up bat kaya bagong installed lang ng ssd ko
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    Help Regarding SSD and M.2

    Hi Everyone, I just want to ask if malaki ba difference ng SSD sa m.2? TIA!
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    Ssd suggestion

    pa recommend naman mga lods ng magandang ssd, samsung evo 860 sana kaso nakikita ko parang fake sa shoppee/lazada. samsung evo 870 naman nasa 3,200 .
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    Pa Help about SSD and HDD

    Pa help naman po May laptop po kasi ako naka 1TB HDD gusto ko sana i pa convert sa SSD ang balak ko sana bumili ng 500gb pero may mga nababasa ako na ok na ang 120gb or 240gb na ssd kasi dun naka install yung os tas ang magiging storage ko nalang ay yung hdd ano po ba mas ok? kaya naman budget...
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    Help SSD replacement

    Mga lods balak ko po sanang palitan yung hdd ng old laptop ko to hdd. Ano po bang mga need kong gawin bago 'to palitan? Tsaka mawawala po ba yung mga laman ng hdd pag tinanggal ko sa laptop? Salamat po sa makakasagot!
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    May pag asa pa kaya ito mga boss? Tinry kong isolder no good.. Nawala kasi yung L Shape na naghohold sa mga pin..
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    Help Anu ang Mas maganda Ssd or Hdd?

    Pahelp mga master based sa experience nyo Alin ang Mas maganda ssd or hdd?