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  1. LC Technology Solid State Doctor 3.1.1.7 + Portable The SSD (Solid State Drive) Utility Suite is an essential tool to provide performance enhancement, optimization, cloning capability, data security and firmware management for Solid State drives. More importantly, the SSD utility suite is a proactive support tool, giving you the ability to make informed decisions regarding your data – whether to back it up, erase it securely or optimize the drive using the TRIM command. This suite is designed to enable faster performance, as well as predict end of life by monitoring the lifespan of your Solid State Drive on Microsoft® Operating Systems. The SSD Utility Suite gives you access to some of the unique features built into today’s Solid State Drives. Features Drive information ToolThis will show you the basic information of every drive in your system. The information displayed will include the drive model number, serial number, firmware version, port number, drive size, ATA version, supported features, drive temperature, lifetime drive usage. Overprovision Tool The overprovision tool will allow the user to allocate a portion of the free space on the SSD to be used by the controller in the SSD within certain guidelines. This overprovisioned space created on the drive will allow the controller to better manage and maintain the performance and longevity of the SSD drive. Disk Clone ToolThe disk cloning tool copies the contents of the selected source drive to the selected destination drive. Optimize TRIM Tool The Optimize Tool issues a TRIM command to the SSD which tells the SSD which data blocks are no longer in use, such as those left by deleted files. Regular use of the TRIM command will help the SSD maintain maximum performance. We include support for Microsoft AHCI and Intel Matrix Storage Manager on all MS OS’s*. S.M.A.R.T Status ToolThis will display the current S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) status of the drive overall as well as the status of individual attributes of the drive. Secure Drive Wipe The Secure Wipe Tool will allow the user to securely delete the entire contents of the drive. This feature will place the drive in its original unformatted RAW state without any file system. The data on your drive cannot be recovered after running a secure wipe. As a safety feature, the Secure Wipe Tool will NOT allow the user to erase the contents of their boot drive. Website: http://www.lc-tech.com/ OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 Language: ML Medicine: Keygen Size: 5,61 / 9,10 Mb.
  2. LC Technology Solid State Doctor 3.1.1.5 The SSD (Solid State Drive) Utility Suite is an essential tool to provide performance enhancement, optimization, cloning capability, data security and firmware management for Solid State drives. More importantly, the SSD utility suite is a proactive support tool, giving you the ability to make informed decisions regarding your data – whether to back it up, erase it securely or optimize the drive using the TRIM command. This suite is designed to enable faster performance, as well as predict end of life by monitoring the lifespan of your Solid State Drive on Microsoft® Operating Systems. The SSD Utility Suite gives you access to some of the unique features built into today’s Solid State Drives. Features Drive information ToolThis will show you the basic information of every drive in your system. The information displayed will include the drive model number, serial number, firmware version, port number, drive size, ATA version, supported features, drive temperature, lifetime drive usage. Overprovision Tool The overprovision tool will allow the user to allocate a portion of the free space on the SSD to be used by the controller in the SSD within certain guidelines. This overprovisioned space created on the drive will allow the controller to better manage and maintain the performance and longevity of the SSD drive. Disk Clone ToolThe disk cloning tool copies the contents of the selected source drive to the selected destination drive. Optimize TRIM Tool The Optimize Tool issues a TRIM command to the SSD which tells the SSD which data blocks are no longer in use, such as those left by deleted files. Regular use of the TRIM command will help the SSD maintain maximum performance. We include support for Microsoft AHCI and Intel Matrix Storage Manager on all MS OS’s*. S.M.A.R.T Status ToolThis will display the current S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) status of the drive overall as well as the status of individual attributes of the drive. Secure Drive Wipe The Secure Wipe Tool will allow the user to securely delete the entire contents of the drive. This feature will place the drive in its original unformatted RAW state without any file system. The data on your drive cannot be recovered after running a secure wipe. As a safety feature, the Secure Wipe Tool will NOT allow the user to erase the contents of their boot drive. Website: http://www.lc-tech.com/ OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 Language: ML Medicine: Keygen Size: 5,61 Mb.
  3. iSkysoft Data Recovery 1.2.0.6 + Portable Previous photos are formatted from your digital camera? Important work file has been deleted from your Windows computer by “Shift + Delete”? Virus infection ruined the whole partition? Want to retrieve lost data after reinstalling Windows? Don’t worry. iSkysoft recovers everything you need! Devoted to Windows PC/Laptop data recovery, iSkysoft Data Recovery is the simplest, safest and most powerful solution to retrieve lost, deleted, formatted data from a computer’s drive, external disk, memory cards, USB flash drive, etc. Features What's new Website: http://www.iskysoft.com/ OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 Language: Eng Medicine: Patch Size: 25,12 / 22,23 Mb.
  4. LC Technology Solid State Doctor 3.1.0.8 + Portable The SSD (Solid State Drive) Utility Suite is an essential tool to provide performance enhancement, optimization, cloning capability, data security and firmware management for Solid State drives. More importantly, the SSD utility suite is a proactive support tool, giving you the ability to make informed decisions regarding your data – whether to back it up, erase it securely or optimize the drive using the TRIM command. This suite is designed to enable faster performance, as well as predict end of life by monitoring the lifespan of your Solid State Drive on Microsoft® Operating Systems. The SSD Utility Suite gives you access to some of the unique features built into today’s Solid State Drives. Features Drive information ToolThis will show you the basic information of every drive in your system. The information displayed will include the drive model number, serial number, firmware version, port number, drive size, ATA version, supported features, drive temperature, lifetime drive usage. Overprovision Tool The overprovision tool will allow the user to allocate a portion of the free space on the SSD to be used by the controller in the SSD within certain guidelines. This overprovisioned space created on the drive will allow the controller to better manage and maintain the performance and longevity of the SSD drive. Disk Clone ToolThe disk cloning tool copies the contents of the selected source drive to the selected destination drive. Optimize TRIM Tool The Optimize Tool issues a TRIM command to the SSD which tells the SSD which data blocks are no longer in use, such as those left by deleted files. Regular use of the TRIM command will help the SSD maintain maximum performance. We include support for Microsoft AHCI and Intel Matrix Storage Manager on all MS OS’s*. S.M.A.R.T Status ToolThis will display the current S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) status of the drive overall as well as the status of individual attributes of the drive. Secure Drive Wipe The Secure Wipe Tool will allow the user to securely delete the entire contents of the drive. This feature will place the drive in its original unformatted RAW state without any file system. The data on your drive cannot be recovered after running a secure wipe. As a safety feature, the Secure Wipe Tool will NOT allow the user to erase the contents of their boot drive. Website: http://www.lc-tech.com/ OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 Language: ML Medicine: Keygen Size: 5,76 / 28,22 Mb.
  5. SSDlife Pro 2.5.67 + Portable SSDlife is a small and intuitive SSD diagnostic tool that helps users obtain comprehensive information about their SSD drives and take timely action if any problems are detected. If you take SSD's seriously and have replaced hard drives with SSD units, don't forget that their life expectancy is considerably shorter than that of regular hard drives. So if you want to know the approximate time frame for the swap, SSDlife will be a perfect choice. Function SSDlife Show general information about SSDShow technical information about SSDCheck SSD health status working in backgroundSmartCheck™ - check SSD health status on schedule (each 4 hours) on program startup and exit if no changes in health, shows message only if health changes.Show S.M.A.R.T. attributes in program windowShow detailed online SSD health status report onlineWebsite: http://ssd-life.ru/ OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 Language: ML Medicine: Crack Size: 6,33 / 3,49 Mb.
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    Ariolic ActiveSmart 2.96

    Ariolic ActiveSmart 2.96 ActiveSMART is a realtime hard drive health status monitor. It utilizes the S.M.A.R.T. technology to track the status of the computer hard disks. Its main goal is timely detecting and anticipating any problems, occurring with the hard drive, before the danger of the data loss appears. Moreover - it's a fast disk space analyzer to track the disk space usage. Get the graphical overview of all your disk files and folders with few clicks! Key Benefits of ActiveSMART Powerful hard drive health monitorDisk space usage - find out what's using up all your hard drive spaceFile shredder tool - wipe files permanently using special shredding algorithmsHard drive Temperature monitorFull support of hard drive S.M.A.R.T. technology, USB and SSD drivesFeel safe with ActiveSMART protecting your hard driveNotebook power saving mode support. Use the same version of ActiveSMART on desktop PC and laptops!Detailed hard drive status reportsHealth, Performance, Free Space information for all your drivesScan for bad and unstable sectors on our hard driveAlerts if something wrong is about to happen with your hard drive!User friendly interfaceSystem Requirements Minimum 10 MB available hard disk spaceAll recent Windows versions - including Windows 8Website: http://www.ariolic.com/ Year: 2014 Language: ML Medicine: Crack Size: 7,08 Mb.
  7. Jon L. Jacobi Jan 14, 2014 3:00 AM There are lots of ways to obliterate sensitive data from of your drive: blast furnaces, degaussers (magnet field generators), sledgehammers, and secure-deletion software among them. These tools vary in effectivenessespecially as applied variously to hard drives, solid-state drives, and USB flash drivesand in the subsequent usability of the drive. For the sake of argument (and a more interesting article), lets assume youd like to preserve your drives functionality. This rules out violence and degaussing, which, though wonderfully effective and perhaps therapeutic, will render a drive useless. Excluding those options leaves you with a choice between software and software-combined-with-firmware methods. Free secure-erase utilities You can easily erase an entire hard drive or SSD by using any of the free utilities listed below. All invoke the secure-erase (sometimes called quick-erase) functions integrated into nearly every ATA/SATA drive produced since 2001. By and large its a great feature, but using it on older drives has some potential pitfalls, such as buggy implementations, an out-of-date BIOS, or a drive controller that wont pass along the commands. You might also need to fiddle with the ATA/IDE/AHCI settings in your BIOS, and in most cases the drive should be mounted internally. Parted Magics DriveErase utility makes it a breeze to perform secure erases on your SSDs and HDDs. Ive never had a problem secure-erasing a hard drive, but about a year ago I did brick a Crucial M500 SSD. (A firmware problem was probably responsible for this disaster; Crucial accepted the drive for return but never told me why the hardware had gone belly-up.) An enhanced secure-erase operation overwrites a drives housekeeping data as well as its normal user-data areas, but at least one vendor (Kingston) told me that its normal secure-erase routine does both, too. In the bad old days, running a secure-erase on some SSDs sometimes left data behind. Depending on the controller you use (notably SandForce), a secure-erase can be cryptographic or physical. If a drive is encryptedand some are by naturea secure-erase operation simply deletes the encryption keys, and then regenerates them. Without the original keys, the data is useless. A physical erase involves zapping the drives magnetic particles or NAND cells back to their default state. To entirely avoid the danger of erasing the wrong drive in a multiple-drive system, you should power down, disconnect all of the drives except the one to be erased, and then boot from a CD or a flash drive with the utility that does the job. I learned that lesson the hard way. Parted Magic is free to use, but it now costs $5 to download. Linux-based boot disc Parted Magic (formerly donationware, now free to use but $5 to download) has many features, including a file manager and a partition manager. Its handy for recovering data and operating systems, but it also has a link on its desktop to DiskEraser, a simple utility that will erase your drive or invoke the drives own secure-erase routine. Parted Magic is basic and lightweight, and it will work with any drive. In fact, several SSD vendors recommend itthough the recommendations date from when it was completely free. Little, command-line-lovely HDDerase.exe isnt for inexperienced usersits a bit too geeky and can require multiple steps. Another drawback of the app is that it cant bypass the frozen security stat that most modern drives employ to avoid malware erasures. But otherwise it invokes the secure-erase function just fine. It also comes in .ISO form, so you can burn it to disc or create a bootable flash drive from it. Note that the NSA sponsored HDDerase. Yes, the folks there like to secure as well as monitor data. Not to mention dip their hands into open-source security projects. Interpret that historical nugget as you will. Hitachi's Drive Fitness Test analyzes drive health and wipes unwanted data. Other vendors offer similar utilities. Most drive vendors provide a utility that can run S.M.A.R.T. diagnostics to check drive health, update firmware, and invoke a drives secure-erase routine. Odds are youll have to sign an agreement accepting that the tool may brick your drivebut hey, thats life in the big city. A short list of such utilities includes Data Lifeguard (from Western Digital), Drive Fitness Test (from Hitachi), OCZ Toolbox, Samsung Magician (SSD only), and SeaTools (from Seagate). For hard drives only: Block-overwrite software Block-overwrite software is more versatile than the secure-erase command because it lets you wipe data from a hard drive while leaving the operating system, program files, and other keepers intact. Unfortunately, this type of software is ineffective on SSDs or USB flash drives, and in many cases it cant wipe a hard drives HPA (Host Protected Area), which contains data about the low-level organization of the drive. That said, with high-powered algorithms and multiple passes, it will effectively render your data unreadable even when subjected to all but the most expensive forensic techniques. O&O Software's versatile SafeErase offers full and partial wipes, and it can find and delete common types of sensitive data. O&O SafeErase 7 ($30, free demo) is a jack-of-all-trades that can remove individual files and folders or erase entire partitions and disks. Like the previously reviewed PrivaZer, SafeErase scans your hard drive for possibly sensitive files, presents them to you for inspection (or you can elect to accept its assessment across the board), deletes them, and then wipes them. SafeErase did a good job of finding sensitive stuff while ignoring what I wanted to save, and it includes options on general types of files to look for. SafeErase can also wipe free space (erasing the tracks left by deleted files) and your entire computer (all drives, everything), though those options arent available in the demo version. But the $30 that O&O charges for those extra features may money well spent if you want to maintain a clean system. SafeErase is a nicely realized, versatile data-destruction program. MediaTools Wipe 1.2 ($99, free demo) is all about erasing a lot of hard disks with minimal fuss. Its designed for professionals who erase in bulk and will dedicate a (rather powerful) PC to the task. MediaTools Wipe 1.2 can handle up to 18 drives at once, all presented in a convenient console view. The program has its own wipe routines, but it cant invoke a drives own secure-erase routines. MediaTools Wipe lets you lock drives to prevent accidental erasures. MediaTools Wipe 1.2 has so many handy features (user-definable erase patterns, smart handling of bad blocks, and so on) that I cant mention them all here. Check out our review of the functionally equivalent version 1.1. Youll likely dedicate a PC to it, so the $49, single-seat technicians license will suffice for most situations. However, $500 single-site and $1000 multi-site licenses are available for the corporate crowd. The handy and free Eraser 6 utility deletes files, folders, and free space on a schedule. Its just the thing for users who want to maintain a minimal data presence on their PC. You must know what you need to erase, since Eraser 6 doesnt have automatic selection of sensitive data, as O&O SafeErase and PrivaZer do. But Eraser 6 does have a large array of government-level algorithms to choose from, and its super-simple to use. [email protected] KillDisk is available in a free Windows edition and a DOS (boot disc) edition. Either will overwrite free space or entire partitions with a single pass of zeroes. To obtain its more advanced features and algorithms, youll need the [email protected] KillDisk Pro, which costs $40 for Windows, and $50 with the pro-DOS version thrown in. KillDisk wont invoke a disks secure-erase routine, and it doesnt have any smarts: It doesnt detect and delete sensitive data such as browsing records, downloads, and program caches. [email protected] KillDisk presents a concise, information-laden view of the drives on your system. A DOS boot disc version is available as well. [email protected] KillDisk is very effective as far as it goes, but most users will be just as well off with the free Eraser 6or better off by paying less for a program that automatically selects and deletes sensitive data and wipes free space. Then again, if you run Piriforms CCleaner before KillDisk (or Eraser 6), youll have a very effective data-killing combo. Wiping SSDs and USB Flash drives Block-overwrite software isnt reliable with NAND-based media because of the voodoo that flash-storage controllers use when writing and deleting data. Im sorry I cant be more specific about what actually happens, but controller vendors are loath to talk about such things, lest they give away a competitive advantage. USB flash drives are convenient for everybody, including anyone trying to get data off one that isnt securely erased. That said, SSDs that support the TRIM command and run under a TRIM-supported environment (Windows 7 and 8, OS X 10.6.8 or better, Linux 2.6.28 or better, plus a modern BIOS and drive controller that pass on the command) should wipe deleted data continually. Note that I said should. Ideally (for security purposes) an SSDs garbage collection routines, invoked by the TRIM command, would quickly erase the NAND blocks formerly occupied by your file. The whole reason for TRIM is that NAND must be erased before being rewritten. If a drive runs out of clean, unwritten blocks and must erase previously used blocks immediately prior to writing to them, performance suffers drastically. Unfortunately, from what I could glean from data recovery experts such as strategic technical alliance manager Chris Bross of DriveSavers and SMB partner manager Leon Feldman of ACE Data Recovery, some disk vendors put off block erasures for long periods of time or until theyre forced to resort to them. Sad but true: You cant rely on housekeeping to remove data. Even sadder, there seem to be no utilities that will force the garbage collection. That seemingly simple solution has so far been ignored. USB flash drives dont support standard ATA secure-erase or TRIMso unless youre using a secure, encrypted type, youll need to contact the vendor for an erase utility. You could overwrite the entire drive or just free space with files. This will work to a point, butespecially on SSDssome blocks used in over-provisioning and marked as bad cant be copied over. They may retain data you want to erase. Data recovery companies can sift through raw data, block by block. In the end, the only sure way to remove all unwanted sensitive data from the free space on an SSD or USB flash drive while retaining the data you still want is to back it up (use imaging if an operating system is involved), secure-erase the drive, and then restore the desired data. Sigh. And when thats not enough... All the methods and programs Ive described will work great for the average user. That said, forensic data recovery technology has come a long way. Normal affordable methods wont counteract anything Ive discussed. But if you have a formula for cold fusion, or a trade secret that will topple the global economy overnight...go for the degausser, the hammer, and then the blast furnace. You cant be too sure. http://www.pcworld.com/article/2084961/kill-your-data-dead-with-these-tips-and-tools.html
  8. SSD Tweaker Pro 3.0.8 Portable SSD Tweaker Pro - optimize and Restore Performance of your SSD. The SSD Tweaker has a massive distribution around the world for its simple yet powerful features and interface. It has been reviewed and recommended by many PC magazines and Tech Websites. Try the SSD Tweaker today and get the most from your powerful SSD. This utility can help you make changes in seconds that can restore the performace of your SSD in just a few steps. It does a System Restore backup upon use to make sure you can reverse any changes and has a reset to default config to take your computer back to original windows settings. The SSD Tweaker Lets you optimize the following: Windows Services (Pro Only)Query and Set Windows 7 TRIM Status (Pro Only)TRIM Optimization (Pro Only)Hibernation Settings (Pro Only)Use Large System CacheNtfs Memory UsageDisable 8.3 FilenamesDisable Date StampingDisable Boot TracingWindows PrefetcherWindows Vista SuperfetchWindows Indexing ServiceSystem RestoreWindows DefragDIPM Enable Supportand many more things....Website: http://www.elpamsoft.com/ OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 Language: Ml Size: 1,40 Mb.
  9. LC Technology Solid State Doctor 3.0.2.6 ML Portable The SSD (Solid State Drive) Utility Suite is an essential tool to provide performance enhancement, optimization, cloning capability, data security and firmware management for Solid State drives. More importantly, the SSD utility suite is a proactive support tool, giving you the ability to make informed decisions regarding your data – whether to back it up, erase it securely or optimize the drive using the TRIM command. This suite is designed to enable faster performance, as well as predict end of life by monitoring the lifespan of your Solid State Drive on Microsoft® Operating Systems. The SSD Utility Suite gives you access to some of the unique features built into today’s Solid State Drives. Features Drive information ToolThis will show you the basic information of every drive in your system. The information displayed will include the drive model number, serial number, firmware version, port number, drive size, ATA version, supported features, drive temperature, lifetime drive usage. Overprovision Tool The overprovision tool will allow the user to allocate a portion of the free space on the SSD to be used by the controller in the SSD within certain guidelines. This overprovisioned space created on the drive will allow the controller to better manage and maintain the performance and longevity of the SSD drive. Disk Clone ToolThe disk cloning tool copies the contents of the selected source drive to the selected destination drive. Optimize TRIM Tool The Optimize Tool issues a TRIM command to the SSD which tells the SSD which data blocks are no longer in use, such as those left by deleted files. Regular use of the TRIM command will help the SSD maintain maximum performance. We include support for Microsoft AHCI and Intel Matrix Storage Manager on all MS OS’s*. S.M.A.R.T Status ToolThis will display the current S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) status of the drive overall as well as the status of individual attributes of the drive. Secure Drive Wipe The Secure Wipe Tool will allow the user to securely delete the entire contents of the drive. This feature will place the drive in its original unformatted RAW state without any file system. The data on your drive cannot be recovered after running a secure wipe. As a safety feature, the Secure Wipe Tool will NOT allow the user to erase the contents of their boot drive. Website: http://www.lc-tech.com/ OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 Language: ML Medicine: Keygen Size: 6,94 Mb.
  10. At this point in the game, SSD optimization is nothing new to technology and has become a very popular topic as a result of SSD popularity, coupled with Microsoft’s shutting down sales of Windows 7. Microsoft wants the world to be a Windows 8 world, at least until Windows Blue arrives as originally discovered in our own Forum Community. Even more amusing is the fact that SSDs require no optimization whatsoever but they seem to be, well, like a new car that one has to keep clean. We can’t resist learning each and ever characteristic and then fine tuning it until it purrs. The SSD industry (and Microsoft) has made a definite step ahead in the incorporation of many important SSD optimizations in order to smooth the worlds transition from the dreaded hard drive to solid state. Many of these optimizations go against the grain of most’s thinking, however through the past few years, we have seen just about every one that we recommended in 2010 accepted. Back then, they told us we were losing our mind and a person would be nuts to follow our lead. The SSD Optimization Guide Windows 8 Edition is our third in our series of such guides, the first published close to three years ago to the day which was redesigned last year. A comparison of ‘yesterday’s and today’s’ will show many similarities, this because the engine at the heart of Windows 8 is still much the same as it was in Windows 7. It is the fine tuning of Window’s 8 that make this guide so special. Our goal hasn’t changed as well. We hope to provide you with as much as an understanding of each optimization, as well as helping you to weigh the pros and cons of making your final decision to complete that tweak. IS YOUR COMPUTER SATA 2 OR SATA 3? If you are upgrading to an SSD in your own system, it is important to understand whether your desktop (or portable) computer is SATA 2 or SATA 3 as this strikes directly to system performance. With the introduction of solid state drives, the technology sector realized that faster disk access times and transfer speeds made possible a very visible performance increase in computers. A traditional computer is SATA 2 and capable of transfer performance up to roughly 275MB/s read and write speeds while newer SATA 3 solutions are capable of over 500MB/s read and write performance, almost double the speed. Did you know that SATA 2 and 3 actually refers only to the interface that you plug your systems data cable in to? SATA = Serial ATA = Serial Advanced Technology Attachment The good news is that all SATA 3 SSDs are fully backward compatible to SATA 2, however, understanding the difference can save you days of frustration wondering why your SATA 2 PC is not hitting manufacturer listed performance of 500MB/s transfer. Do you want to know a secret? For a typical user, the difference is moot as they will probably never be able to visibly observe a difference between SATA 2 and SATA 3. The difference between a hard drive and an SSD, on the other hand, is absolutely amazing! It is an entirely new experience for most. IS IT A SSD, HYBRID SYSTEM, CACHED SSD OR HYBRID SSD First up on our list is our choice of storage medium. A hybrid SSD is a hard drive with contained flash modules that claim to increase performance to that hard drive. Unless your performance is limited only to start times, we don’t feel this a viable consideration. A cached SSD, on the other hand, is a solid state drive that may be purchased with a user installed caching program. The most popular caching program that we have seen and tested to date is Samsung’s own NVELO Dataplex Caching Software. NVELO Dataplex caching software increases the speed of your hard drive to that of the SSD through caching of ‘hot’ or frequently used data. This data includes all OS functions and the start process which increases your hard drive speed significantly. Manufacturers such as Crucial, OCZ, Mushkin and Corsair have jumped aboard the NVELO train and provide solutions in sizes ranging from 30 to 128GB, capacity being the key element in disk caching that hasn’t been realized in hybrid hard drive solutions to date. Although we are SSD through and through here at TSSDR, we have very positive support for any NVELO Dataplex caching solution and, if this seems the way to go, check out product availability at Amazon. NVELO Dataplex is the ONLY caching solution that can make cached hard drive transfer performance of 550MB/s read and 510MB/s write with up to 80,000 IOPS a reality. Not get too confusing but a hybrid laptop may be a laptop with an SSD and caching solution, as we recently tested with the new Sony VAIO T14 Touch Ultrabook where a 32GB ‘SandForce Driven’ SSD was used with Condusiv ExpressCache. Our solid recommendation is always an SSD (or SSD with hard drive for data) and the SSD Optimization Guide is only of value to systems that use an SSD as their primary drive and their operating system and/or software and data is installed. For those that have to have that capacity, we will get to a trick for moving your ‘Documents’ folder off of the SSD and on to the hard drive. CAN WINDOWS 7 USERS BENEFIT AS WELL? In a word…yes. Much of what we are going to describe is the same in Windows 7 as it is in Windows 8, given exception to the route we follow or a few changes here and there. We have added some significant performance enhancements that both Windows 7 and 8 users can try to significantly increase the speed of their system. It is important that readers follow our direction exactly, and regardless, any changes you make to your own system is of your own choice and we are not responsible IN ANY WAY for unexpected results that may occur. Read More... Additional Reading Materials BENEFITS OF A SOLID STATE DRIVE SSD COMPONENTS AND MAKE UP SSD TYPES AND FORM FACTORS SSD ADVERTISED PERFORMANCE GC AND TRIM IN SSDS EXPLAINED
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