If you’re in the market for a new computer or laptop, you may be given a choice to configure your system with either a hard disk drive (HDD) or a solid state drive (SSD). Both drives store data but work in different ways. In this blog post, we’ll discuss their differences so you can determine which one is right for you.
Storage drives: HDD and SSD explained
Why you should consider SSD over HDD
Computer and laptop buyers today need to make a decision between getting either a solid state drive (SSD) or a hard disk drive (HDD) as a primary storage component for their device. But which one is the better choice? In this article we outline the distinct features of SSD and HDD so you can make the right decision for your next purchase.
Defining HDD and SSD
Buyers used to have a limited choice for what kind of storage they got with their laptop or desktop PCs. With the invention of the solid state drive (SSD), you can now choose to configure your system with either the traditional hard disk drive (HDD), SSD, or in some cases both.