SSD DRIVES (Solid State Data Drives)

SSD DRIVES (Solid State Data Drives)

What does SSD actually mean? SSD stands for: Solid State Drive. Perhaps you are familiar with USB memory sticks; so SSD is essentially a large USB memory stick. SSDs do not have moving parts inside and all information is stored in microchips. All old HDD hard disk drives use a mechanical arm with a “read and write” head which is moving around and reading information from the a storage platter. This is the main reason why SSDs are much faster than HDDs. Read More »