Hither Green IT - Blog Archive

SSDs - Part 1 - Why do I need one?

One of the most frequent requests for support I receive is that a client’s computer is running slowly. Without hesitation, my first port of call is to recommend an upgrade to a Solid State Drive (SSD) - assuming the machine doesn’t already have one and that the machine is upgradeable (more on this in Part 3 ). Unless you bought your computer very recently, it’s likely that it would have come with a Hard Disk Drive (HDD). So why do I recommend upgrading to an SSD? First, we need to go through a brief history of computer storage.

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Welcome to the all new blog from me, Chris, at Hither Green IT.

Since I seem to be repeating the same information, especially to new clients, I thought it would be a good idea if I collated my most frequently offered advice into a blog. Here you will find a treasure trove of guidance for all your residential IT needs.

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