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3 Easy Ways to Check Your Hard Drive Before It Fails

Jan 25th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

3 Easy Ways to Check Your Hard Drive Before It Fails

Out of all the parts on your PC, the hard drive is the one most likely to fail. There’s nothing much you can do to prevent hard disk failure. But there are ways to check if you’re at risk. Today, Fix My PC Free is teaching you 3 easy ways to check your hard disk health on Windows. 1) Use the Built-in Windows CHKDSK Tool Windows already has a great hard drive diagnostic tool built into the

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Ranking All Popular Consumer SSDs On the Market Today

May 6th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Ranking All Popular Consumer SSDs On the Market Today

If you’ve ever shopped for SSDs, then you know it can be a bit intimidating. Thankfully, some smart people went and ranked all the major SSDs available on the consumer market today using stats, science, and benchmark tests. Which expensive SSD manufacturers are worth their money? Which cheap SSD manufacturers should be avoided? Let’s find out. How the Test Works This test was perfo

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5 Things You Can’t Do With Solid State Drives

Sep 30th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

5 Things You Can’t Do With Solid State Drives

Do you have a solid state drive (SSD)? If so, then you probably bought it for its fast speeds and amazing performance. I mean, those are really the only two reasons you would get an SSD. But there are some things you can’t do with an SSD. If you’re on the fence about purchasing an SSD – or own one and aren’t sure what to do with it, then here are some things you can’t (or should

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Make your computer faster by creating a RAM disk

Aug 20th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Make your computer faster by creating a RAM disk

We’ve talked a lot about SSDs on the Fix My PC Free blog. SSDs are a (relatively) new form of data storage that is significantly faster than traditional hard drives. For that reason, SSDs are becoming more common in tablets, smartphones, and Ultrabooks as an efficient and speedy form of data storage. Unfortunately, SSDs are expensive, and they’re outside the budgets of many computer users.

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