NVMe M.2 NVMe SSD

Fledging 512GB Turbo Feather M13 PCIe NVMe Gen 3.0x4 SSD Upgrade –DIY kit & OS included– Compatible with Apple MacBook Air (2013-2015) & Pro (2013-2016), Mac Mini (2013) & Pro (2014), iMac (2013-2019)

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Product Description

SSD vs. HDD - The Benefits and ADVANTAGES of SSD DRIVE

1. 1.

One of the most notable advantages or advantages of a Solid-State drive over one that is a hard disk drive is speed. SSDs can be up to 100 times faster than disk drives. An HDD takes longer to read and write data because it moves its magnetic head over an ejector. This also causes a breakdown in the data arrangement. An SSD is much faster than traditional hard drives since it doesn't have mechanical parts and fragmentation. This results in faster boot times and faster file transfers.

2. 2. Energy Efficiency

SSD is a type of storage device that SSD is less energy-intensive than an HDD. An HDD is composed of moving parts. An HDD has moving components and needs additional power to function correctly. SSDs are able to do this. Solid-state drives have a high energy efficiency and are therefore the ideal storage device to store computers and mobile devices where battery capacity is crucial.

3. Tougher than HDD

Solid-state drives also offer longevity. Due to the mechanical elements of hard drives, damage to internal hardware and data loss from shudders or drops are observed. Since there aren't any moving parts, SSDs are more resistant to shakes and drops. They also have less potential for loss of data due to external damage. An SSD is perfect for tablets, laptops, and various other mobile devices.

4. Operation Noise-Free

The vibrations and sounds that distract you can be generated by hard drives due to their heads that read and write data moving, as well as the rotation of the disk plate. This is especially true when processing large volumes of data. Solid-state drives sound quiet since they do not have moving parts or mechanical equipment.

5. More compact than HDD

A slim form factor is an advantage of a solid-state drive. An HDD is typically larger because of its magnetic head and metallic disk that is enclosed in a case. However an SSD is composed of integrated circuits that are small in size. An SSD is compact enough to be utilized in ultraportable laptops, as being used in consumer electronic devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers.

SSD VS.HDD: THE LIMITATIONS and DISADVANTAGES of SOLID-STATE Drive

1. More Expensive Than HDD

One of the major drawbacks or advantages of SSD is its price. An SSD is higher priced than a hard disk drive in terms if dollars per gigabit. An SSD that has the same storage capacity as an HDD might be twice as expensive. SSDs can be more costly than other devices for instance, computers. This is due to the additional manufacturing costs associated with purchasing SSDs.

2. Smaller Base Storage Capacity

Manufacturers are insisting on a standardization of higher storage capacities, like 500GB or 1TB. The base storage capacity for SSDs is 64GB or 128GB, respectively. This is a notable limitation of SSDs. Note that this limited base capacity is the reason why computers with entry-level SSDs have less storage space. Even though there are SSDs with a capacity of 4TB or more They are usually scarce or very expensive than an HDD.

3. HDD has less capacity for storage

Because HDDs can be purchased at most computer and electronics retailers it's much easier to find them. There are many HDD producers on the market. SSDs are harder to find and are more expensive than HDDs. This is especially true for ones with greater storage capacity. Solid-state drives are costly to make and are difficult to sell at retail because of their high manufacturing cost. The market is shifting toward mobility and SSDs are becoming more accessible however they are less popular than HDDs.

4. The concern about PE Cycles

Another issue with solid-state drives is their inability to perform data writing and rewriting. Contrary to an HDD it is true that an SSD can't store even a single bit of data in a specific block without clearing it and writing that block. However, flash memory devices have limited write cycles. Consumer-grade SSDs have 3000 to 5000 read-rewrite and program-erase cycles whereas the more expensive and high-end models have 100,000 cycles of program-erase. It's possible that data could be lost if the SSD's integrity is at its limits.

Product Features

[Turbocharged Performance] Using the latest in PCIe NVMe interface technology, reach speeds of up to 3100 MB/s read and 2700 MB/s write with virtually no speed drop offs regardless of capacity used. Up to twice the speeds of the original drive. [Innovative Technology] Whether you are a gamer, creator, or a student, our drives are designed for the highest deliverable speeds at optimal temperatures. Keeping the Mac you love running faster, longer, and cooler than before. [Everything You Need] Pre-loaded with High Sierra, this is the only drive on the market with all the tools and instructions needed to quickly and easily install your new drive and safely transfer your data without having to visit a repair shop, buy more tools, or follow complex online instructions. You can also upgrade to your OS of choice after the initial installation. [Peace of Mind] 3-year limited warranty and help from real people. For any problem, big or small, our team is available to get your machine back up and running. As with any SSD upgrade, there might be some challenges, but we’re here to help. [Compatibility] Our drives are compatible with Macbooks, Macs, and iMacs from 2010-2019. Please match your device’s EMC to the compatibility chart in the description below to see if this drive is the right fit for you.