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Product Description: Seagate Momentus
Type: Hard drive - internal
Capacity: 1 TB
Form Factor: 2.5"
Interface: Serial ATA-300
Data Transfer Rate: 300 MBps
Spindle Speed: 5400 rpm
Microsoft Certification: Compatible with Windows 7
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This was a cheap easy to install solution for my falling MacBook Pro.
Great for my asus g1s. Simple plug and play. I did have a windows 7 disk to reinstall windows which made things very easy. This drive fit in my asus g1s notebook just like the website said it would.
i put the hard drive in my macbook pro.
its a nice looking drive, with good memory.
the hard drive had small irrelevant defects.
took awhile for my computer to get used to it.
I had a 350gb hard drive that got full with pictures, I installed 1TB , easy installation and Im very happy with it
My laptop kept shutting down overnight, and the hard drive was filling up. This hard drive took care of both problems.
Ordered memory and a hard drive. Crucial listed the items I needed making the transaction very easy.
I like to play around with my computer in a way that's not exactly easy on hard drives.
Basically, I compile a lot of applications from source code. I know that this is rough on mechanical hard drives from experience, because I go through hard drives once every 2-3 years on systems where I do this.
Also, I tend to reinstall my operating system(s) every few months or so in order to experiment/test various configurations. That's also rough on the hard drive because it involves reformatting/reinstalling stuff.
I'm getting ready to replace the HDD I just wore out in my Linux machine. I like the speed of SSDs (I run them in my Gaming systems without issue), but I don't know if an SSD could hold up to the way I use my "programming" computer.
Basically, I'm wondering if it's a better idea to buy cheap HDDs and run them into the ground to avoid wearing out an SSD within 6 months (which I've heard happens with write-intensive operations), or whether an SSD would survive in that environment for about the same 2-3 years as my hard drives.
Most people have only tested the drives under normal scenarios with Windows and gaming. My situation is a little different, though.
Any advice/experience that might be relevant?
I plan to replace my System HD with a Crucial M500 6GB 240GB, and my data drive (used also for P3D V2.2 flight simulator) with a Crucial M500 480GB. These drives are presently C:\ and H:\
Could you please advise:
1. Does the new SSD require formatting before use? I intend each to have only one partition.
2. I have EaseUS Todo backup software which can backup each of these drives. If I replace the old drives, using the same sockets, and then use an EaseUS boot disk to restore each relevant backup to each new SSD, C backup restored to C, and H to H, will the changeover be complete, with the computer unaware of the change?
I am running Win7-64 on an ASUS P868-V Pro motherboard.
Thank you for any help you can give.
Regards, Jim H.
I am in the process of changing from a 256GB M4 SATA SSD to a 240GB M500 SSD. (I'm unable to upgrade the M4 firmware as laptop has UEFI BIOS). I have imaged the M4 to an HDD and find that the C: partition is 12% defragmented and the recovery partition Q: is 99% defragmented. I have a Lenovo T430s laptop running Windows 7 Professional.
Should I defrag both partitions before installing the new SSD, or not bother?
Thanks for contacting us. Yes, they are essentially the same thing and will both be able to be used to clone your desktop
I have a new Lenovo M93 Q85 chipset i7-4770 small form factor desktop. It contains a 1 TB 3.5 inch HDD. According the Lenovo website, this machine can have 2 drives but when I opened it up it looks as though I will need to install Crucial SSD and 2.5 inch HDD in a caddy of sorts. It will be internal and I dont need hot swap capability. SInce I have Sata input in the back of the PC it might be just as easy to simply replace the HDD with the SSD and buy an external SATA drive for my data.
So, my question is, if this is indeed possible to do internally, where do you find the caddy for both drives to put it all inside and adapt the space of the original 3.5 in HDD?
Is it worth the headache? I will fresh install Win 7 Pro on the Crucial SSD so cloning is not going to be involved at all. I need the 1TB drive in the computer currently for another computer so nothing is going to waste. Any and all input greatly appreciated! Thanks!