SSD in a Dell E6420

  Ian in Northampton 16:20 31 Jul 14

I just bought - should be delivered tomorrow - a secondhand Dell E6420 laptop with a 128GB SSD as its only drive. The laptop comes with a fresh install of W7 Pro. Is there anything I need to look out for in terms of maximising both the performance and the reliability of the SDD drive? It's my first venture into SSDs...

  Ian in Northampton 17:26 31 Jul 14

Thanks MechKB2 (aka... :-) ) The laptop is for a holiday home, so will have only very occasional use, and it certainly won't be primary storage for my music/photo/video collection: the SSD will just be used for random files as and when. Personally, System Restore has got me out of a few holes, so I'm something of a fan - but your point about ditching it in favour of conserving disk space is a good one.

  Ian in Northampton 18:36 31 Jul 14

MechKB2: aka = also known as.... Thanks for the tip.

  Ian in Northampton 20:08 31 Jul 14

I wondered...

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