Regular readers of this blog know I’m always talking about how replacing a computer’s hard drive with an SSD provides more “bang for the buck” than just about any other hardware upgrade you can make.
The only other upgrade that even comes close is a RAM upgrade, and that’s only true if the machine is running low on RAM in the first place.
Luckily, swapping out the hard drive for an SSD in most laptops is a breeze. Since both drives are typically 2.5 inch drives it’s literally as easy as removing the hard drive and installing the SSD in its place. A fast and easy process.
However, that isn’t the case with most desktop PCs. [Read more…]