It is about time to make that old notebook fast again. No, really fast!
Is SSD worth it on an old computer? Yes! SSD prices are dropping and the migration/installation is very easy. The “Data Migration Program” that came with my Samsung EVO did the cloning perfectly – it was a drop-in replacement and, boom, it was all fast like never before.
Please, forgive me if it sounds too incredible. But it is true: you change 1 (one) component and suddenly everything is snappy fast (unless all you do is CPU data crunching).
Since 2009, I started using a Macbook as my main work computer. It came with a traditional hard-disk and I used it that way during 4 years. Then I changed its HDD for an SSD… what a difference! In 2013 those 500GB were expensive – but the productivity gain was brutal. It was my working tool, so it was worth the price.
Besides the Mac, we always had a PC around at home. We use it sporadically… so, we never considered buying an SSD for it – until now.
Check it out on Amazon:
Here you have my affiliate link*. The Samsung 850 EVO line is offered in 120GB, 250GB, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities. I bought the 500GB one. Once at Amazon, you have easy buttons to change the capacity and compare the prices:
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On both occasions I bough SSDs from Samsung after reading lots of reviews and some performance/endurance/energy-efficiency tests. There are other SSD brands who demand even more energy than an mechanical hdd, which on a laptop is a deal breaker to me. Right now Samsung offers a very good relation between price/capacity/performance/endurance and consumption (battery time).
This content was NOT sponsored. I just like Samsung TVs and SSDs 🙂