Reader love: installing an SSD

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Craig was sucked into the endless vortex of tech at an early age, only to be spat back out babbling things like "phase-locked-loop crystal oscillators!". Mostly this receives a pat on the head from the listener, followed closely by a question about what laptop they should buy.

You've likely heard from quite a few sources that upgrading to an SSD is one of the best things you can do to speed up an ailing system.

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CNET Australia reader Anthonaut had thought of upgrading to an SSD as well. But, like many, the price of entry was too high. When we alerted our audience of a SanDisk SSD price drop, it was all too much: they pulled out their wallets and got to upgrading.

What's better is that Anthonaut went one step further and documented the whole process, creating an in-depth tutorial that covers moving data off your existing hard drive, shrinking partitions, updating firmware and more.

While our own Dong Ngo has also written a tutorial for the upgrade process, it's always great to get another perspective, and Anthonaut digs quite deeply, providing some SanDisk specific tips along the way.

Check out Anthonaut's blog at Techsperiences.



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anthonaut posted a comment   
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Aw thanks Craig, you're too kind. I'm glad you liked it! Hopefully it will help someone out there with their installation.

 

Craig Simms posted a reply   
Australia

Always happy to promote great content :)




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