How to get a faster computer?

1. Is your computer slow at starting up?

2. Does your computer freeze or show 'Not Responding'

3. Is your computer slow shutting down?

If you have answered YES to these questions, then you don't need a new computer, you need a new hard drive!

HDD and SSD Explained

The traditional spinning hard drive (below picture) is the essential non-volatile storage on a computer. That is, information on it doesn't "go away" when you turn off the system, unlike data stored in RAM. A hard drive is essentially a metal platter with a magnetic coating that keeps your data, whether weather reports from the last century, a high-definition copy of the original Star Wars trilogy, or your digital music collection. A read/write head on the arm accesses the data while the platters are spinning.

Above is a traditional Hard Disk Drive which comes in most computers when you buy them

 

An SSD does functionally everything a hard drive does, but data is stored on interconnected flash memory chips that retain the data even when there's no power present. These flash chips are of a different type than the kind used in USB thumb drives and are typically faster and more reliable.

SSDs are consequently more expensive and up to 20 times faster than your traditional Hard Disk Drive and has longer working life as well due to not having any moving parts.

 

There is a misconception that when a computer gets slower over time, it is because the computer is getting too old. This is not always the reason, and by upgrading the hard drive to an SSD can give it the performance the rest of the computer is working so hard to get from the traditional Hard Disk Drive.

 

 

 

 

 

The above image is what an SSD looks like inside

 

This image below shows you the difference in size, and SSD can be fitted in either desktop or Laptop.

 

 

 

 

You are now asking yourself why do the manufacturers not sell laptops with SSD? There are a few reasons why, and one is that if they fitted SSD's into all laptops, no one would ever need to buy a new laptop as the performance would rarely drop or go wrong. The second reason is the price, they would charge more than a computer costs today with a traditional HDD, to buy a laptop with a 500GB SSD Drive would cost between £700-£1000 and buy a laptop with 1TB SSD would cost too much to manufacture and sell. 

With our cloning technology, we can migrate all your data from your old hard drive to the new SSD leaving all your programs and settings as they were before, giving you the benefit of not setting up everything again.

 

It is an easy process, and I can collect, upgrade and return within 24 hours, leaving you with faster, better performing laptop or desktop.

The benefits to you are:

  1. Faster Computer.

  2. Switch on and use with no set up needed.

  3. No data loss.

  4. Great way to upcycle your existing PC.

  5. Cheaper than buying a new laptop.

  6. Kinder to the Environment.

 

If you want to know more about upgrading your computer, then please contact me either by email ben@greyfusion.co.uk or call 01993869218 and get a free quote.

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