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My company bought me a new laptop. It has 2 512 GB SSDs.
Our IT set it up with windows 10.
ON BOTH SSD.
OM fucking G. How dump you have to be to install windows 10 two times in the same machine? What kind of mental illness is this?41
After moving to SSD I noticed I'm too slow for my computer. When it finishes working I can feel it asking me "you done thinking m8?"4
Installed Visual Studio 2015. I have 162GB left in my SSD.
Uninstalled Visual Studio 2015. I have 151GB left in my SSD.7
Upgraded work PC to a SSD. Can't believe the difference it made. It's like a new computer.
Only trouble is, now I can't blame the computer for my slow work...
Maybe I can blame the RAM from now on.9
So here's the new hotness... HP Envy X360.
32 GB RAM
512 Gb SSD
1 TB HDD
Blows my old MacBook Pro away.66
I finally built a new PC with 8GB memory, i7 4790K and SSD for OS.
My old system was a core2duo with 2GB memory. Android studio used to take 20mins for gradle sync and another 20min for signing apks. "Live preview" and "emulator" was a thing of the future for me. Never used it.
But now things have changed. This thing boots up in less than 5 sec and studio gradle takes less than 30sec. I'm so happy right now! Its like a dream come true! *cries in happiness*14
I'm regretting not having have done this long time ago. You can tell the difference from HDD right away. Everything loads up really fast... Heck, Android Studio even loads fast lol
Switch to SSD to save your life and time 😀12
Since everybody is posting a picture of their hardware and DE here's mine!
Xiaomi notebook air 13 with Elementary OS
i5-6200U @2.8 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
8 GB DDR4 Ram
256 PCIe SSD
Just got an AMAZING deal on a "couple" of SSD drives
240GB WD - $12
120GB WD - $9
500GB WD - $20
2TB WD - $90
Let's hope that they show up :D55
My first machine with a primary partition on SSD and it restarts so fast I had a nerd-gasm!
SSD all the things!!!4
Hmmm my teacher is running sniffer on school network.
I will be a bad boy and i will start to send huge photos of something.
His SSD will be full in no time.12
What the actual fuck apple?
The SSD is soldiered on the new macbook "pro"?
Drives fail you know, and that thing costs an arm and a leg and even a fuckin liver or two.11
It's not hard. They've been around for a while, small ones are cheap now and are more than enough for at least 90% of developers. The rest can probably afford 2TB NVMe.
Why waste 60$ on a worthless 500GB HDD that will load the OS in the time that's enough for you to make scrambled eggs?
Instead, use 60$ on a 128GB SSD. Sure, it's smaller, but if speed is important for you, you can forget a bit about saving all of the porn you see online, or about installing every free game from Steam.
SSDs are cheap already. And the performance advantage they give is ENORMOUS. You can have a core i9, 64GB of fastest RAM bla bla bla, but if you don't have an SSD, a Celeron with an SSD will seem faster.
Get one, and NEVER again cry about long loading times of IDEs, unless you feel like 30 seconds for the longest load time is too much. If your time is THAT valuable, then you can afford NVMe SSDs in RAID 10 (which can be done easily in software with btrfs if you're on Linux).
Every day I see posts like "Visual Studio is crap because it installs for 6 hours", or "Android studio starts in 30 minutes", or "Visual Studio Code sucks because it loads for too long compared to vim".
It's as if you only have access to budget 10 year old computers.27
Completely rebuilt my pc and get to sell my old one to my boss so that I can get paid to work on it 😂😂😂
Gtx 1080 ti
16g 2300mhz ram
My new workstation. i7-4790k, MSI h81m-p33, 16gb DDR3, AORUS RX580, ADATA 128gb SSD, WD 1tb Black Drive, CoolerMaster V1000 1000W PSU.
OS: Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS and Windows 10 Pro15
Monday : SSD dies
Thursday : HDD dies, so I take one out of the laptop to have a working pc
Today : Said HDD dies
Due to lack of hardware components for my pc to kill off, my current setup consists of 1 usb for live system and two more to act as storage
Next paycheck can't come fast enough13
> replaces HDD with SSD in weak-ass laptop, powers it on
> "wow, this is really fast, pretty cool"
> powers on ultrapowerful HDD based desktop pc
> AURGH WHY DOES IT TAKE MORE THAN 0.01 SECONDS TO OPEN THE FILE EXPLORER I CAN'T LIVE WITH THIS SHIT GO FUCK YOURSELF YOU USELESS PILE OF CRAP
> goes back to weak-ass laptop
'tis true, once you experience the glory of SSDs you can't go back to HDD based systems.7
Bloody idiot online retailer sent me a used SSD.
I found out with a SMART scan; I was so pissed I wanted to drive over to the store and punch the owner's lights out!9
SSD size 128GB
Windows 10: let's go and use 40 fucking GB for windows.old.
Like WTF, use 1/3 of my ducking storage for "I don't trust updating myself so here's a massive restore point"
Fuck you windows.14
The most famous ranter in devRant (maybe) rants now due to cleaning.
LG Ultrawide 29" monitor
Logitech bluetooth keyboard K380
Logitech wireless mouse B175
LG UltraPC laptop (not in pic)
- Intel core i5 7th gen
- 8gb ram
- 256gb ssd + external 1tb hdd
- NVIDIA GeForce 940MX12
This is my computer workstation.
The computer has 8 GB of DDR3 RAM, a Radeon R5 graphics card and soon I will add an SSD hard disk on which I will install the operating systems.15
Yesterday my my mother had problems with Office365 and called a servicedesk. They said her computer was slow and that an SD could improve the speed. My mother said that there already was an SSD in there to which he replied yes but that is for RAM, to make opening things faster you need an SD like in your phone...
Where is the world going?14
This is the day guys.
Finally decided to move entirely to Linux.
Just swaped my old dual-booted Ubuntu/Windows HDD with an SSD and installed the lastest version of Ubuntu and all the software I needed.
I fucking love this feeling 😄😄11
My "new desktop PC".
6 core xeon CPU with hyperthreading x2 (24 virtual cores) over clocked to 3.9ghz
128gb ddr3 ecc ram
256gb SCSI hard drives in RAID 0
256 Samsung ssd
AMD r9 something something 8gb ddr5 vram gpu
Got it for £120 on eBay (except for the ssd and gpu). Still missing a sound card :(
I have no idea on what to use it yet except for development but I thought it'd be cool to build a pretty good "desktop pc" for around £350-£400.14
Working with SSD is like working with an old man. It knows a lot, and tell you things right off the shelve, but it can die at any time.8
Got my first SSD yesterday. I... i just want to have sex with her.. i name her Shy Sheila Droid.. oops jizzed my pants36
Okay... I think I will just delete AppData to have a stable Windows installation.
Yes, that’s an M2 drive plugged in via usb 2.0. I dunno, maybe when you just need size over anything else maybe that’s ok but wasting all that work that ssd engineers put into making m2 drives so fast just feels stupid.25
Installed an SSD in my Linux box. Installed fresh distro, tried to log in via SSH on localhost. Didn't work. Tried like three times, turned off firewalls, restarted ssh servers, nothing.
Looked at username. Typo in username when setting things up. *facepalm*1
Finally got time to share my new laptop. I love its rgb backlight keyboard. I will buy a NVMe SSD and second monitor asap.7
I'm a web developer and know jack about hardware. My wife's personal laptop was going very slow so decided to upgrade to a SSD. How hard could it be?
Turns out to be very fiddly trying to disconnect and reconnect 4 ribbon cables. To get to the HD and replace it.
Restarted laptop and thought it was all good, but only certain keys worked and the mouse pad moved but didn't click?!?
Had to take it apart and reconnect twice more but now it's fully functioning once again.
Sticking to software in future. Massive respect to hardware specialists!6
At first I got excited about the new MacBook Air specs. Then I saw the price... It's a fucking joke to spend so much money for this trash ass hardware you get for it. I mean 1400€ for dual core 8gb ram 128gb ssd?!?!?!
Just bought a new PC :D
-GTX 1080 STRIX
-16GB G.SKILL 3200
-500 GB SSD PCIe by WD Blue
A Motherboard, some cables and so on :)10
Compiling kernel on HDD: 3.34 minutes.
Compiling on SSD: 4.25 minutes.
Am i blind or it takes actually longer ?
This is fucking M.2 SSD.
And that HDD is 5400RPM. IDK what the fuck is happening but this is fucking weird.52
A friend of mine bought a new laptop with an ssd and called me over since it behaved weirdly. All the icons on the desktop would turn to white squares and slowly reload their images. Also the laptop was pretty slow.
She said she had brought it to the store to show that behaviour and the only advice they would give was to reinstall windows...
So I started checking on what processes are running...
The thing was constantly running an "optimization" tool... which, you guessed it, was constantly defragmentating... the ssd... are you fkn serious who set up that shit this way...
Behold the results of photoshopping pictures for the last 3 weeks....
Now I should be able to delete 10GB of RAWs from my 256GB SSD....
Next up, the 4 hours of videos.... and my interview tomorrow.... wish me luck?7
PSA: RAM Disks are amazing.
So, I've just discovered something which I haven't really thought of before-- RAM disks.
Pretty self explanatory, a disk which uses RAM.
Obviously SSDs are fast but HOLY FUCK THIS IS BEAUTIFUL!!
IT IS INSTANT-FUCKING-TANIOUS.
Imagine an SSD stuffed with caffeine and then given steroids. It is wonderful.
If you spare RAM I must recommend you at least try it:
So the new laptop stopped powering on. Nothing I did worked, so I used the warranty service. I probably should have taken the SSD out...18
Just bought a nice speced and cheap VPS.
2 vCPU XEON E7
All for 20Euro a month.
Guess what its gonna do ? (Haxk20 Rant)
COMPILE ANDROID !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!6
Modern tragedy in four lines:
- I just bought a new 1TB SSD
- Look at all this free space
- Let's do npm install
- Oh no6
My workstation; My main development PC sports an i7-4790, GTX 970, a 128 GB SSD, and two 1TB HDD's. I run Windows 10 and I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Other than that nothing special!4
Desktop SSD just failed. All VMs lost. Domain admins too drunk to fix. No timesheets no sprint diary no mail no IM.6
By the time Visual Studio's auto completion kicked in, I went to canteen, had lunch, talked with mom and relaxed for 10 minutes.
In case anyone thinks I have a slow PC, it's a quad core core i5 with SSD7
Son a fucking bitch!
I ordered a brand new shiney SSD for my Inspiron 7573 which came in today. I was all set up with system backups just in case and install media for Debian and Windows standing by. I pull out my tools and realize that the laptop isn't going to have a screw inside to hold the drive in since it didn't come with a SSD. No big deal, I pull out the magnetic bowl of extra screws from all the previous repairs I've done and start looking for the screw I need. I can't find the screw I need so I go online hoping maybe I'll find someplace in town that will have one single screw with no luck.
Now I get to wait 2 more days for the screw I need to arrive from Amazon.12
4x4ghz CPU, 16gb of RAM, 100mbps downstream and 1tb ssd... and it took windows only 2 hours and 4 restarts to install an update...WTF15
TIL: There are phones with 512GB and even 1TB internal storage... WHO THE FUCK NEEDS THAT MUCH STORAGE IN THEIR PHONE?!! Your phone becomes an external 1TB SSD with a touchscreen at that point...20
> reboots PC
> goes to work
> goes to hang out with friends after work
> comes home 14 hours after rebooting PC
FML... damn thing even has an SSD in ir for crying out loud8
Was thinking of upgrading my HDD to SSD.
Decided to make a post on Reddit to seek advice. Bloody laptop froze.
Had to kill it and force restart it. Seems like my laptop can read the posts that I am making.
Ok so it's not a good SSD for PC's then... Fucking hate how many YouTubers so this shit just for SEO4
Eclipse is such horrendous garbage, it somehow even manages to run like shit on an SSD.
Literally all my software runs smooth as butter on the SSD, even VS ffs. No, not Eclipse. Still hangs up constantly, fails to respond, takes ages to do things.
New MBP ordered today from work. 14 days and it’ll be here!
8 Core i9 2.4Ghz -> 5Ghz
32GB Ram (2400 MHz)
4GB Vega 20
Excited!! Bring the Apple hate. I’ll wait 👍🏻👍🏻34
Finnaly own a Mac!
Yes she may be an old 2009 model but with the upgraded RAM and added SSD, it's butteryu smooth!13
Whoever thought it was a good idea to put a 64 gb ssd in a laptop needs to rethink their decisions.5
Just bought an SSD for my mother's 8 year laptop (i5). I suggested her to let me install Linux, since it would definitely run smoother than Win 10, and she finally agreed. Let's hope she gets used to it.
Btw, I was thinking either on Ubuntu or Mint. (Suggestions welcome)13
Could not live anymore without SSD, I’m running vagrant up since 5pm and I believe that I’ll not sleep before 3am (again)...1
My 13yo brother will now receive an upgrade from an old hdd to a fast ssd, ram upgrade and most importantly Linux.
Teach’em young and teach’em right11
So Microsoft, you tell me that there is a known bug, if you have Windows 10 with the newest update installed on a SSD and Apps running on another hard drive?! And this bugs causes random freezes of the whole PC from time to time?
WHAT THE FUCK?!
It is a common setup nowadays to have a SSD with windows 10 and software on other hard drives and you didn't care to check it before releasing the update? Which I HAVE to download and install?
FUCK YOU MICROSOFT!8
I have breathed new life into this little thing.
Acer Aspire One Netbook
Intel Atom N450 @1.66GHz
I'm tempted to replace the HDD with an SSD.11
I just got an SSD! Now I can do stuff super fast- oh wait I have to reinstall Windows and Debian... 😨6
When the hero turns into villain.
Windows memory management is one of the worst architectural designs in tech industry to ever exist.
One mistake on my part is I did not opt for SSD four years ago when my purchased my current laptop.
The entire experience is irritating.34
trying to get steam to work on arch with nvidia
pray for me
if you have tips let me hear em :`)
specs (my asus baby)
· Core i7
· 16G ddr3 RAM
· GeForce 745m
+ 256G ssd & 1T hdd
+ 1920x1080 display (unknown refresh rate)13
So glad my laptop is upgradable. A month ago I had 12GB RAM and no SSD, now I have 16GB RAM and a 250GB SSD plus the 1TB HDD that I already had, an i7-4700mq, and a GeForce GT 740M.
Unfortunately the graphics card isn’t working great yet, but my system is on its way!2
What happened with proprietary OS?
Now if you don't have an SSD ,the whole UI is so slow.
It only happens with MacOs and Windows.
One more reason to use Linux7
Which Linux flavour should I install in my newly ordered ssd ?
My usage will be
vscode, chrome, mongodb,
Please take consideration of ease in installing hardware drivers. Didn't want to waste so much time on it.29
Haxk20 uses ZRAM.
Not enough money to buy more RAM.
HDD is slow as fuck as swap.
SSD is fast but hell no.
ZRAM is love <3
// waits near door to see the haters walk in.18
Ok i post it a bit late but what the hell.
This is my monster now! I now shall conquer the world!
MSI GL62 7RD
with that configuration:
CPU: i5 7300HQ
RAM: 8GB DDR4
HDD: WB blue (small laptop one) 1TB
Ok i already had that configuration for a while... but it was sloooowwwww D:
That is why for my birthday/chrismas i bought myself additional 8GB of ram and a tiny nvme ssd to make everything 1000x faster! 😎
1 ++ for a person who reads how big the ssd is...14
My grandfather gave me a laptop of a friend of his, to install an OS.
His friend had a new hard drive installed and apparently they sold him an SSD. He told me that the company that installed it, told him that it was better because it was more expensive.
Of course, an old fellow needs SSD for simple things like YouTube and such.
I just upgraded to an SSD (finally! I know right?), and holy crap, SSDM showed up in less than 2 seconds!
Oh I've been missing out on life!
IT'S SOOO FAST!!!!3
After several long nights of learning to resize encrypted lvm partitions, fixing grub, finding screws, and waiting....
I finally managed to move my system files from the old drive to the new SSD.
Was running low on ssd space, so I decided to have a thorough look at what was occupying all of it. First I found out that I had about 5 gigs (!) of leftovers from microsoft sql server which I unfortunately had to use once (thanks microsoft for your shit uninstallers). Then I found I still had a .gradle folder (uninstalled a while ago, maven ftw) with another 5 gigs of cache. That should give me some room to breathe.4
Why did nobody tell me i had swap on 5400RPM ????????????????????????
FFS i was wondering why GNOME runs like shit after 30 minutes. No wonder.
Created 16GB swap on my poor SSD but now damn it feels fucking fast and enabled zswap to dont use that swap too much.15
Just reinstalled Windows to an SSD, so I'm reinstalling MS office. Office 365 is helpfully provided by my university. I also use Visio a good bit, and again my University helpfully provides Visio 2016.
Install Office 365.
Download 2.2GB Visio iso.
Mount Visio iso, run setup.exe.
Get this message.
Today I cleaned my computer SSD (moved ~30GB to a 2TB external drive) and I found 12GB of lost projects.
I thought that I've lost them years ago. They were just looking at me in their big folder.
Thinking of swapping my laptop's 5400rpm hdd for an ssd (evo 850), but not sure if it's a priority.12
Shit. My ssd died y-day. Got a new one [970evo] today (tx bro!).
Guess who's gonna spend the night recreating the whole env: ui, scripts, triggers, integrations, tunnels, qemu vms, apps, bkup restores,....
Why is everything slow in windows even if I have a 16GB memory? Maybe because not SSD? 😑
Slow to open in windows:
- Docker, Postman, etc23
Well what an adventure with this SSD...😑
my sis' laptop is from 2013-ish(?) and has/had a slow HDD in it. I wanted to speed it up, before her study, so I bought a new internal SSD (no new laptop wanted).
Created a bootable USB, exchanged the hard drives and install the OS on it. Seems easy enough...
The laptop restarts to finish its process ... laptop shuts down immediately, no warning whatsoever. 😳🤨
Start it up, loading screen, fan gets louder and louder ... instant shut down.😳🤨🤨.
Redo process, this time landing on blue-screen, error code critical process died? ... instant shut down again.🤔
Restart from old HDD, normal.😐
Retry with boot USB and reinstall SSD. Setup process copying files, meanwhile instant shut down.😳 Please don't tell me!😩 Since every part of the laptop was working, except the new inserted SSD, I thought "FUCK not a broken SSD!😣"
I had my own PC with internal SSD slot, so tried to find out, whether it would be broken...
All starting up fine??🤨🤨
Ok then? Finish the setup for the third time now ... everything up and running.😐🤷
Normal shut down, unplug, plug back onto laptop, it works. HOW?? WHY?? 😕
Why the fuck are you suddenly working? 😐🤷🤷🤷
That's some magic...5
Bought a new 4TB disk for my gaming rig, pulled out the old 1TB one and plugged it back on my old machine. Installed Ubuntu Server. Instalation went well after I figured I needed the IOMMU turned on.
Later went to play some BfA on the gaming rig and... No boot disk recognized. Ahn?
My SSD is plugged in. SATA cable is well seated. Thing was working not 30min before...
After a loooong time trying to figure out if it was hardware or micro$hit's Windows 10, I finally figured it:
It seems Windows installed its EFI partition on the old HDD. So my SSD is basically a single, large NTFS volume. Now I need to download the Win10 ISO, boot up the install disk and use the cmd prompt to create a new EFI partition on my SSD. Ugh.
Fucking Windows didn't think to install its boot manager on its own disk. "Nah, just gonna use this random magnetic disk here". Why? My login queues are already huge on WoW, why must this wankstain of an OS annoy me even more?3
That feeling when you have unused 128gb ssd in your workstation for more than a year and have no clue why you originally installed it.. 🤔1
What's the best laptop for programming?
Not looking for graphics, looking for portability, long lasting battery, good display, SSD13
I made the switch and my laptop is thanking me. The laptop is SATA II so I opted for a cheap SSD. Insane difference on boot up, shutdown, and opening programs.1
If I unplug a charger then my laptop immediately turns off
if I run a hw diag [boot into diag mode], it says I have a healthy battery, but a faulty ssd
Oh my god has anyone seen or used these. Ssd pci cards. From western digital? 2000 mbs read speed. That's stupid fast.7
Coworker: I've been working on this computer for an entire day now and it's still having issues
Boss: Well, we can give the client an option to get another SSD and clone to it before reinstalling the OS.
Coworker: But he doens't have an SSD...
Boss: Yes he does
Coworker: *opens computer* let's see, two 1TB hard drives... but no SSD... Oh, there it is. It's hidden. But it's booting too slow to be....
Coworker: Oh my god. I've been telling the computer to boot to the wrong hard drive. That explains everything!1
I've reinstalled android studio five timed… today. on a chromebook, 4gb, ram. but 16gb ssd. it has no regard for storage whatsoever.1
Never thought I would assemble an APK using terminal, but thanks to cheap SSD and Android studio, I think enough said, Android devs will understand lol14
I upgraded a PC with an SSD and had to reinstall twice because windows thought it would be a good Idea just to use the boot partition of the old drive instead of creating a new one on the SSD.
I first noticed that something was weird because I could only delete the system and not the boot partition on the old drive using diskpart. I restarted the machine thinking it would help only for the bios to tell me there was no os on the ssd. I tried booting from the old hdd and sure enough, I landed on the desktop of the ssd install.
To resolve that I had to unplug the other drive, reinstall windows and only then I could boot normally.
60mins of my life wasted as I had just finished installing all the software...7
I became storage addicted… started with a 240 GB SSD + a 2 TB HDD... two years later added a new 1 TB SSD, a few months later when the HDD died changed it with a 4 TB one… a few days later I bought a 10 TB NAS (80% off on Amazon, too cheap not to buy).
Now I have 15.24 TB and still thinking about changing that 240 GB SSD with a 2 TB one.
I need help.11
Just received and set up my first SSD (Samsung 860 EVO) with GNU/Linux!
Am I the only one who wonders how he was able to live without one for such a long time?2
Me: Ok, lets jump back into my linux install
*Turns on PC and instantly boots into windows*
Me: Hm, that's odd, maybe I accidentally changed my boot order
*Opens BIOS and sees Windows SSD is first followed by Empty SSD...*
Me: *Cries in the corner realising I have just accidentally removed the Linux SSD and put it back in to try and install MacOS*2
LINUX TO THE RESUCE!
I was helping with stuff for my ComTech teacher. For some reason his mac refused to format an SSD.
Dont worry though, mkfs.hfsplus had no problems :D
So I got a 1.7 grand laptop for free a week ago.
Fuck me, the company I'm working at is the best.
Hp elitebook 840 g5, 16 gigs and auto -crypting ssd.
Corpo life is the best. Shame it's got windows on it and I can't get linux on it.5
So, brand new laptop. Running an i5-7200U, 8gb of RAM, just put a 1tb SSD in there. Even has an optical drive my dudes! Also got a nice lineup of new mechanical pencils cause my mom is a fucking boss. Today's been a good day.
Merry Christmas everyone!
What is this RGB trend in PC's. I hate it. Why can't it be just a normal black pc. Is there any use to it?
My SSD thermal-throttled due to rgb lights.18
>compiling a toolchain for my phone
wtf, i have like 8GB RAM and 32GB Swap on an SSD
>rerun make w/o clean
>continues, no segfault
>segfault a few minutes later
rinse and repeat like 30 times
Piece of shit shitware called visual studio, I only need you because of that stupid vcvarsall.dll, so I gave you a folder on my HDD, but nooo, You just had to ignore this and place yourself on my SSD. My poor SSD that has very little space left.
Fuck you visual studio. To me you are a literal waste of Time, Space and Sanity2
soo this happened...
Remember my rant about the ubuntu installing grub on the SSD? I tried to fix it with bootsect... Neither OS boots anymore...6
*Installing the new ubuntu* Install grub onto the HDD where you are installing the OS, thanks!
*Installer installs grub over Windows Boot Manager on an SSD*..... *sigh*3
Created Linux instalation flashdrive on my notebook like thousand times before. Simple dd if=img of=/dev/sdb . Tried installing system from it but somehow doesn't work. And the it hit me. I have both magmetic drive and SSD in my laptop! So insted of flashdrive, I have bootable beging of my SSD where my encrypted lvm used to be :-( Luckilly I lost just EFI, boot, swap, rootfs, few git repositories and ccache.6
When you realize that you have only couple of gigs left on your SSD and the culprit is 41 GB log file.2
My SSD just died 😫. The worst part is that I reinstalled Linux and windows 3 days ago and now I have to reinstall it AGAIN7
Pro Tip #12:
If you boot of HDD buy one of the cheap 240 GB SSD and try yourself. Windows finally boots in less than 5000 min.2
was handed a new .NET project (im not a C# guy). i go to spin up a windows 10 machine, i have a 20 gig SSD thinking that would be enough - Windows 10 + Visual studio is 24 gigs???? WTF!!!!2
Sysadmin gives me 32GB RAM for my workstation. Fucking Windows decides to create a 30 GB pagefile just in case the 32GB RAM are not enough. So my systems SSD is getting peppered with rubbish. Thank you Microsoft...4
Antergos is sick of me running bleeding edge on it as it seems.
Installing pure Arch the normal way on btrfs SSD and UEFI. Oh im excited to set this baby up.1
So guys I'm about to buy a laptop, I want something that will endure, I was thinking about 16 ram, 1 TB with SSD, and obviously 17.3" screen, any suggestions?23
Why people think that Mac is better than pc? Im Mac user and I like Mac. I think Apple just uses better hardware and charges extra for it. If you build windows with better hardware then windows will work really fast too. On Mac gradle build takes really less time because of SSD it does not mean Mac is faster. Get SSD for windows and see the difference yourself.
- P.S. Not hater of any OS.11
Either Windows pulled some shit, my laptop's dying or my SSD's dying.
Either way, I just lost a lot of work I didn't wanna do in the first place but gotta redo now.6
After installing my ssd, my laptop never wants to shut down and I have to force it to shutdown, wierd, very wierd3
TLDR; macOS wouldn’t update to the version I needed because I have a 3rd party SSD. All I needed was a firmware update only found deep within a google search and a secondary SO answer.
I have a video edit project this weekend. No big deal.
Except that the Final Cut Pro project was saved in the latest version of FCPX, for which I need latest MacOS version
As a music producer on the side, I had heard the new file system of MacOS High Sierra would possibly break audio plugins. I didn’t bother updating until now. Looked further into plugin problem, it would be simply a broken hard link which I can easily fix. No big deal.
Except that I have upgraded my MBP SSD from 256gb to this 3rd party 480gb SSD. macOS does not recognize this SSD as compatible with update. No big deal. Simple google search for a terminal command would do the trick.
Except that I found and tried several solutions, including wasting an entire hour updating the original ssd and booting from that to try to update it.
Nothing worked, but deep down in the google search, found in a secondary answer on SO, there was a link for a beta release of a firmware update for the SSD that took two minutes to install, and I was finally able to update.
That firmware update needs to be more prominent everywhere. Wasted well over 3-4 hours updating crap, swapping out SSDs, and googling when all I needed was a fucking firmware update.9
>Client: Hey, I lost my Facebook password but it's saved on my old laptop
>Me: ...alright, i'll look
>Laptop: won't boot - "No bootable devices found!"
>opens 'er up to pull drive
this is really heavy for an SSD, Corsair, and especially for only 64GB
>plugs into other PC
>sees jumper pins
>BAREFOOT-ROM RECOVERYMODE SSD DEVICE - 128GB
that's twice the size of the disk, wtf?
but ok, i'll take it, any data?
>Win10: *crashes because driver chokes*
>Win7: *crashes because driver chokes*
>WinXP: *doesn't see it, TestDisk doesn't run because Kernel32.DLL issue*
>Linux: *Issues the instant SSD plugged in, they stop instant removed*
Initial opinion: Visual Studio is the best IDE, hands down.
Tell friend to install it
"Runs like s**t"
Final opinion: Visual Studio is the best IDE... If you have at least 8GB of RAM and an SSD.2
First World problems. Do I upgrade my 120gb (with 40gb free) to a 256 or replace my 1tb platter (700gv free) with a 500gb SSD.6
Tried installing Antergos on an external 1TB SSD to give it a try after having checkout Mint, now my laptop won't boot from it anymore after having removed and reinserted the disk and it skips to Ubuntu's grub on my HDD or windows.
Ubuntu's grub does show antegros whenever the ssd is plugged in though, and then I get this error while trying to boot it. Also changing the boot order doesn't do much and it skips to the next thing on the list.
I'm probably going to overwrite antergos and try to use portable antergos on it, perhaps it wasn't made to hoot from a removable drive. Ubuntu and windows still work fine but ubuntu is on my hdd because the internal ssd is full of windows, and super slow.
So now I have a partitioned ssd that doesn't work and a grub entry that gives an error ugh :/ (and a slow ubuntu but that's not as bad)
Anyone else have any idea of what happened? I have definitely seen antergos work before packing up and removing the drive, so the installation was succesful.5
Well this is crazy. My laptop builds kernel in 50 minutes. Or around there. Thats on M.2 SSD so its faster to do.
Now my server which currently runs on USB (USB2 even). Yes the OS is installed on USB and it compiles the kernel in 10 minutes on USB2.
Can you imagine how fast it will be on fucking SSD ?
Im happy with my choice.
Sure the sound but TBH i got used to it already.16
Just got the intestine of my laptop changed(HDD), Got it replaced with a new one(SSD-512gb, THE BEAST), Feeling a lot healthy now ;)2
Been using my 2013 mac mini to code at work and I will have to say this little guys is a trooper. I would recommend for anybody looking for a cheap dev desktop.....install an ssd if you can.5
>: what kind of future do you dream of?
>: A future where you can buy SSD of 1 terabytes for just 1$12
Holy shit windows update just jumped from 51% to 45%
I may be partly responsible for this taking legit two hours by not having an ssd but damn these take long2
Checklist of most stupid things I did:
Buy a 500gb SSD and install Windows Server 2008 R2 onto it, then configure it to look like Windows 7 and use it for development/gaming ✅
BTW after installing all features and components, it runs very well.6
When syncing node_modules via nfs to Vagrant it's an even better excuse than 'it's compiling' - it literally takes 2-3 hrs and the ssd request is pending for over a month now. Looks like nobody sees it as an issue...1
Moving a partition on my ssd to the left. Therfore it copies 98GB. ~50GB of them are used.
Speed: 25 MB/s. Wtf?11
Family's out. Sunny Saturday. Summer time. ... ... got a SSD from company: stays home installing dev tools and what not just to check new speedy computer.
I have a gaming laptop with a 125gb ssd and 1 TB secondary drive. Ssd has just 20 GB free.
I wanna dual boot windows 10 and arch. Most of the secondary drive is full of steam games. Win 10 for gaming and arch is for projects.
What's a good way to partition the drives for arch? I can't guess how much space either will need in the future. And what do I do with the other drive?7
After my HDD failed last week. I replaced it with an SSD, upgraded my RAM. I wanted to install Arch but I am a noob in linux so I stuck with Manjaro.
I am just loving XFCE and AUR. 😍2
So I just bought an Intel Optane SSD for my PC, and then this came up...
"Intel® Optane™ Arbeitsspeicher unterstützt keine auf PCIe-Festplatten installierten Systeme"
or in English:
"Intel® Optane™ RAM doesnt support Systems installed on PCIe-Harddrives"
LIKE WTF IS WRONG WITH YOU INTEL! I JUST BOUGHT THIS SHIT AND NOW YOU FUCKING TELL ME IT DOESNT FUCKING WORK BECAUSE I HAVE A FUCKING M.2 SSD WITH WINDOWS ON IT? WHATS WRONG WITH YOU ASSHOLES! FUCK THIS!14
Just sitting around waiting for a 220GB Database to import, if I had a spare PCI-E port I could have used a 240GB NVMe PCIe SSD but now I have to use an old Seagate 500gb HHD. Gonna be a while.5
My server is taking 7 minutes to boot with an ssd 🤔...
Time to systemctl blame the shit out of the system and figure out what config I messed up!9
When you find out the 960 EVO M.2 SSD you rush delivered isn't supported on your motherboard so you have to return it and rush deliver an 850 EVO instead.3
Where do y'all host your servers at?
I'm currently renting at Contabo.com (4 Cores, 12GB RAM, 300GB SSD, 100/100 unlimited for 9 bucks a month) but I'm interested in other options as well ^.^7
Okay soooo.... I have this laptop that I use a little less often but is bugging me about. So WINDOWS just decides to RAMP UP THE HARD DRIVE TO ALL HELL WHENEVER I NEED TO USE IT.
I have a few options:
- Replace the 1TB 5400RPM with a 120GB SSD and do Linux
- Replace the 1TB with the 120GB and do a fresh install of Windows
- Replace Windows with Linux, keeping the 1TB
- or reinstall Windows
Which do you suggest and why?4
I have an SSD.... but it's taken more than 10 mins to changed from 25 to 26%...
And it just restarted....
Now it's at 30%...
I'm gonna goto dinner now and pray that I don't need to reinstall Windows...
btw I'm atheist...6
Had a buy a salesperson a desktop to replace the one he has that has a bad HDD. I discovered he uses no storage on the thing and that buying a computer with 12 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD, was cheaper than 8 GB with any size HDD I could find at the store so we got that.
Now I'm jealous of his 10 seconds or less boot time while I have to struggle every morning waiting at least a full minute for my computer to get to login, and another one once I put in my password.6
Woke up, full of motivation for work.
But I guess windows knew better. It's been 30min already, and it operate on an SSD.
And here I thought this was going to be a good day...2
FX [ Windows 10 update happens.. ]
FX [ Notices SSD use up... ]
FX [ Checks auto-defrag option is off.. ]
Bloody thing is ON !!!
I keep turning it off, but oh no, Windows likes to do an update and turn the bloody thing on again !
Stop wearing out my SSD with defragging you bastards !10
Ive been tryna install hearthstone on linux for the past 4 hours. In this time i could have bought an ssd, installed windows on it and played like 10 matches.
Which reminds me, if i put a windows on an ssd can i just change the boot drive in the bios?5
SO I just got my first SSD, I know I'm late but yeah, and I'm so excited but I'm in school and I have a club today and I'm debating whether or not to skip my PROGRAMMING club for an ssd3
I need help for choosing laptop.
I will need it for deep learning.
DELL G7 7588
pro : i9-8950HK
gpu : GTX 1060
ram : 16 gb ddr4
ssd : 512
hdd : 1TB
your reviews please42
So I ordered an SSD. It's 1TB for some programs I want to startup faster. I have 3*1TB HDDs to store some movies, series and personal stuff (you know what I am talking about) and a 128 M.2 SSD for Windows. After connecting the new SATA SSD it wouldn't show up. After half an hour searching for a problem related to the wiring, UEFI configuration and other mythical problems coming to my mind I took the instructions of my motherboard. This was the moment I found out that those fuck faces implemented the biological feature of turning one thing off when using another.5
The feeling of finally getting an SSD, time to nuke the current windows install and start from scratch. The last year was hell for my laptop at installing and uninstalling various programs.2
i'm living in a different country because of work, parents ranting in phone "the PC is slow" well fuck, that hdd was old when i built that PC so i wanted to change the hdd for my ssd anyway
Goes home for a little time period.. no time to order things. Turns out, hdd meanwhile died on them... well what a good thing i have this ssd in my old notebook, so its not a problem.
*turns on old notebook with 4 yo ssd* ...its dead too.
wtf, i'm so mad right now4
Not just dev goals.
-Stable relationship with [Redacted]
-Finish my projects
-Get new SSD
-Finally get paid for the DLR project
-Not fucking up my exams
-Finish my blacksmithing idea/project
-Play a good game that's not Destiny2
-Think positively for once4
Woke up yesterday to find the OS drive failed in my hypervisor.
24 hours later and amazon prime have delivered a new SSD to get back on track.
Thank god for backups, probably going to setup HA now aswell, but great end to a week :(7
Why is it so fucking HARD TO CLONE THE FUCKING C: DRIVE! WHY THE FUCK!? I JUST WANT TO CLONE THE DATA TO A BACKUP SSD AND THIS SHIT ISNT FUCKING WORKING! I DONT WANNA PAY FUCKING MONEY FOR SOME extremly safe high quality backup FUCK THIS!8
Was working on Windows 10 laptop with SSD.
Put to sleep mode n went for lunch.
Came back, switched on, blue screen.
Restarted, can not boot.
Opened back panel, removed ssd, connected to other machine with cable, did not detect. Shit, my 1tb SSD is gone.
Took out old rusty 128gb SSD, reformatted it.
Downloaded windows 10 bootloader on USB n reinstalled windows.
From my backed up choco script, reinstalled all apps.
Back to work.1
Just experienced first world problem.
My fucking HDD limits my steam download speed because it downloads so fucking fast that the entire drive gets bottleneck in IO and uses 100% IO of it.
This seems to be a known issue for steam on linux and EXT4 drives. When downloading to SSD that is BTRFS it seems to be OK and download at full 70MB/s or faster sometimes.
There are two i can think of.
Buy 1TB SSD which will cost me a lot or maybe try BTRFS on HDD.15
Dual booted Linux Mint and Windows from an SSD for the first time.
Why did I take so long to do this for myself?!5
One terabyte SSD with an 8GB of RAM running on Core i5 and system still lags... Opened task manager and found the culprits but what i cannot figure out is who the true villain is among the two of em. 🤔11
Thunderbird frequently shows the spinning beachball on my Mac (OS X Lion, late 2006, 3GB RAM (max), SSD)
Is there a mail client that's current (still being patched), runs on Lion and does not suck?12
Opened up my laptop to install faster wifi card with macOS support and it turns out that I have m.2 type connection ready for ssd.
These fucking idiots in Toshiba have never said anywhere in this laptop’s specs that it supports m.2.
I bought 128gb ssd and installed it.
Fast af boie and no problems booting from it.2
I've just finished installing Ubuntu Unity 22.04 on a new SSD installed on my wife's computer; it's so relaxing the fresh air of a new Linux distribution installed.3
Finally.ubuntu on my new laptop with a crucial ssd(275gb) and 8gb ram all working perfectly after so much trouble.now I can get back to my Java projects and learning c++ and perl9
Ouch - got my first Windows blue screen in years! (Lacking a picture of it, I stole this one from the interwebs)
Cause: The LITE-ON SSD cache drive. So, can't blame MS for this one, but BSODs are great flamebait regardless of cause.
The SSD was 3 years old, which seems a very short life span for an SSD, unless it's an OCZ.2
I'll have bring windows back onto my laptop. Planing to dual boot it with arch. I have to an ssd and an hdd. I plan to install both on the ssd and continue to use the hdd for data. But I'm a but paranoid.
Would the windows installer dare to overwrite the data on my, without my permission?12
So this is a story all about how:
I went from my brother being asked to clone the disk of old laptop to a new one. My m.2 ssd being held in with duct tape because of it and me having to run a tar command that took over 5 hours to complete.
So my bro got asked by a friends mom to help her with "PC Problems". In short the old laptop was barely useable and they ordered a new one on the reccomendations of my brother. Turns out the laptop he recomended shoud have had a 1tb hdd in it. Instead it had a 256gb m.2. Note: The old disk was 500GB.
So cloning wasnt possible. He then told me, that they also bought a regular sata ssd which was supposed to go in instead of the non present hdd. So I <-Want to emphasize on this! went to work.
Ordered a ssd in the right form factor.
Made a disk image of the old HDD.
Had to drill out the screw holding in my m.2 ssd as it was stuck.
Its now held in with a piece of kepton tape.
Wrote old disk's image on new disk.
It doesnt boot in new laptop.
Spend an evening trying to rebuild boot partitions.
Fuck it, lets install windows 10 (instead of 7) and copy all the shit over manually!
Lets buy office for 30$ on g2a as it would be a pain in the ass to explain the that its normally a subscription.
Previous rant happend.
Brought them the laptop yesterday telling them I did all the work.
I collect the ssd they ordered explaing i ordered the correct one and would take tis one for me.
Still had the 500GB img file of the disk and wanted to compress it in order to put some data back in place.
The tar command took over 5 hours to complete! I havent checked on it yet as I went to sleep.
Since i hard problems with a slow harddrive i've been asking for a SSD. It took 6 weeks for a SSD to arrive.
It has been laying on my desk for another 4, because busy projects etc.
Last friday i decided to install it. I have to do everything about the install myself. No IT support nothing.
I've been trying to install windows on the SSD For over a day now. And now im fucking done with it. FUCK THIS SHIT. FUCK THE SSD. FUCK THE FUCKING PROJECT AND FUCK THE FUCKING CLIENT. Goddamn morons around here.3
My Mac SSD got fried, so started setting up Ubuntu 16.04 on another system for the time being. Who the fuck says just Windows has problems!! Ubuntu can be, and most of the times is a fuckin nightmare!! And its a fuckin LTS release, for fuck's sake!! 😣8
Cost of 128 GB SSD for Microsoft Surface Pro 6 = US$ 430
(rest of config same)
Can somebody explain it to me or rather them?8
What are some good tiny/mini/micro computers for a homelab?
My requirements would be
- 8GB RAM or upgradable to such
- upgradable ssd
- can install linux distros on it15
I wanted to rant that my stickers look so good that I can't get shit done!
The last of my stickers made it to my Hackintosh.0 setup.
It's pretty quick:
2x240gb RAID 0 SSD
1x240gb Main OS SSD
3.73 ghz Core i7
32gb DDR3 RAM
Nvidia 4gb 660 GT
40" Samsung UHD Smart TV
Unicomp 104 Key Model M Buckling Spring Keyboard (Mac Keycaps)
Razer Deathadder Mouse4
Should i get a macbook pro no touchbar 2017 with 512 GB SSD or is 256 GB fine enough? Only for coding primarily focused on mobile development19
I was promised a new pc with SSD in 2017. I got my own slow but complete pc back in 2018.
The progress is stunning in this company!
Few months ago: Need a new Macbook, I'll just buy the cheap 128GB and replace the ssd myself...
I hate myself as much as I hate Apple now1
Is there anyway to install Linux on my SSD and configure it use my HDD for storage and application installations like you can on Windows?
I've looked on google but I can't find an answer.2
Should I buy a 1TB SSD (Crucial) ~130€ or a 4TB Red HDD (Western Digital) ~120€. Want to store Games and Data. Maybe I should go full SSD for my system because its the future?19
Upgraded the memory, replaced the DVD drive with another ssd, and even changed the keyboard to a backlit one on this laptop. Total time spent for all this? 2, count 'em, 2 freaking minutes. Love ThinkPads4
Got myself a ssd for my old laptop today 😊, suggest me an disto , previously I was using elementary os10
Got an empty 30gb SSD laying around. In my PC there is one 1TB HDD with Windows and one external 1TB HDD with Steam Games and stuff on it. Would you recommend installing some linux distro onto 30gb? Would prefer Mint or Manjaro.6
Got an XPS 9365 and decided after some time to remove dual boot and switch to Arch Linux entirely.
After a week or so I realised this piece of shit doesn't support supend-to-ram properly!
in s2idle the battery drains in about 20h. Also I have to run the SSD in AHCI mode to boot Linux which is slow as fuck!
Seriously Dell, a 1.5k laptop that has a great screen but can't even suspend properly or make good use of the pcie SSD? Fuck you!
Need a replacement ASAP.
Suggestions welcome. 13-14" QHD screen, 8th gen CPU, good battery...1
I'm fucking tired of seeing 'No Operating System found' while installing Linux! All because of RAID/SATA issues that exist due to the presence of both an HDD and an SSD. I would've have smashed my laptop but it's a $1000 one. :/1
I was planning to buy a new laptop.. any suggestion...
i7 7th gen
OS anything other than windows.
good to have:
Ok so i just bought a 256 GB SSD macbook pro and long story short i actually have 200 GB of free space when you take everything that takes up the space.
The fucking Catalina OS upgrade takes 8 GB.
Is this enough memory for programming/work related stuff???25
Nooo. After update Windows my SSD stop working. It seems still been detected by bios as ( satafirm s11 )7
Now I am confused. Either the old HDD in my laptop was so power hungry or KDE is so efficient. Holy battery life, wuuut. I got about 7 hours with my 56Wh battery, now I get 9+ hours.6
Sometimes the smallest things bring joy:
I am currently equipping some old company laptops with SSDs, normally I use a boot CD to do the cloning, booting from CD takes ages. Yesterday I figured I might aswell etch the image of the backup software on one of the SSDs, turns out once booted I can just use that one as target for the process, so now I have a bunch of one time use SSDs, feels pretty cool for no particular reason.
Short but sweet:
why doesn't linux mint (an Ubuntu-based distro) fucking trim SSDs by default? Ubuntu doesn't do it by default either!9
Great. How am I supposed to put in my SSD? There's probably an extra screw somewhere I can't see locking it in...
I’m shopping around for a new laptop and would like some recommendations.
Looking at Lenovo ThinkPad or Dell Latitude, Intel i5 2nd gen 2GHz - 3GHz, 200GB - 500GB ssd
Budget is a concern, I’m not trying to spend over $400.
Currently trying to make a multi boot machine, with a lot of linux distros inside, like debian, fedora, gentoo and arch.
I know I will have to format everything a lot of time, because of stupid mistakes, I want to try to put /home in common, and play with some more SSD, and to put a preempt_rt patched kernel somewhere.
I am starting from debian,
Format counter: 3
Reason 0: because i need to install at least once...
Reason 1: I am stupid
Reason 2: I disconnected the SSD,to connect a disk with windows. Now bootloader doesn't find any os in the SSD anymore... still no clue, and in case of doubt: give windows the fault 😠😠😠
DAMN YOU WINDOWS, how did you find that I want to use debian? What did you do to break it?? (Despite it wasn't even connected?!?)
I have checked everything about secure boot, and I am sure it is disabled...
And every search online gives results about dual boot, but it is not my case... :/
Windows machine i5 7th gen with 12Gigs Ram and 4Gigs graphics (2 dedicated + 2 shared) and 1TB HDD+ 256 Gb SSD vs low budget MacMiNi for heavy dev? usage- JDK, Android SDK, node, containers etc.9
Okay i need help
I am about to buy an mid 2012 MacBook pro with an ssd. I wish to place the ssd in the main bay and the stock hdd in the optical. All i want to know is that will it work, has anyone done it??2
What the fuck?
Did you know you can not copy Windows 10 from let's say a 1TB HDD to a 120GB SSD? It says there is not enough space... sure Windows is currently 30GB big...
So I'm chucking a spare second SSD into my PC and going to do a Linux installation, I'm going to go Ubuntu only because I have previous experience with it :-P
Should I just install 16.04 or wait till 17.10?3
Why the fuck does proxmox change its primary network interface name after I installed a new SSD?
Thought I broke my poor server :c2
Some hardware experts here? Looking to upgrade my PC soon, and would like some opinion on the parts I chose. I'm going for a minimalistic Mini-ITX productivity build, but gaming also.
- CPU: Ryzen 7 2700X
- CPU Cooler: AMD Wraith Prism
- GPU: MSI RX 570 8GB Armor (already have it)
- RAM: 2x 8GB TridentZ RGB
- 1. SSD: Corsair Force MP510 240GB M2 SSD
- 2. SSD: Samsung EVO 860 1TB SSD
- PSU: Corsair CX550M
- MoBo: Asus ROG Strix B350-L Mini-ITX
- Fans: 6x Thermaltake Riing 12 RGB
- Case: NZXT H200i24
Some time ago I told you guys about my Laptop (9 Years old Acer Asphire) and how fucking awful slow it was with windows. So I installed Solus and it was fucking fast :D
But on Friday I installed Kali Linux with full Desktop, and there it goes, fucking slow again... So I got an SSD yesterday for it, installd Kali again and JAY I CAN MULTITASK AGAIN!
LOVING FUCKING SSDs IN OLD LAPTOPS I WILL USE THIS THING FOR LONGER NOW !!!1!2
The external SSD or it's adapter, of my homelab, shat itself.
I only set it up 2 weeks ago.1
Any recommendations on what I should get? 8GB DDR4 RAM or 240GB SSD
I have Dell Inspiron 3567 with 8GB RAM and 1TB HDD. I would just like to have an overall faster/smoother experience in my day to day tasks. Like opening up applications or building projects.
Maybe it's worth mentioning that I do a lot of Android development. Haha!15
Playing ME:A, game froze, alt-tab out to try and close it, can see my mouse moving around but the screen the game is playing on is staying black. Whatever, shit happens, I'll just hard power off and reboot.
Powered down, push the power button, SSD isn't booting, being sent to BIOS. "Oh no."
SSD isn't listed in available boot options. "Shit." Checked the cables and what not, nothing, pretty sure it died on me. Go to Fry's to get a new 960 EVO m.2, sold out, go to the other one 30mins away that says it has one in stock, it doesn't either. 😧
Guess I'm ordering one online, Amazon says 1-3 weeks even with Prime, Samsung website says 1-3 days but no rush delivery.
Guess I'm computer-less for a while. (Unless I find something else before end of day)5
What a holy shit the fucking Windows File History and all the rubbish from the Microsoft installer files!! Is it so difficult to remove automatically the unnecessary packages!!! My SSD partition for Windows is completely full of rubbish!!4
So I had this discussion yesterday..
Virtual Machines on a SSD: Yes or no? Good or Evil?
What's your opinion?
I keep the OS partition of my VMs on my SSD, because they are unusable otherwise. At least if it is a Windows vm.7
I have a Macbook with 128GB PCIe SSD that's very pricey to upgrade. Considering switching to another UNIX distro but will that solve my storage problem or should I bite the bullet and just upgrade it? Or both?5
I have a Windows 10 installation on my laptop...
A few weeks back my father bought an SSD for his Lenovo ThinkPad T500. Problem was - I couldn't install Windows on that laptop due to legacy BIOS (the T500 is old but gold). My solution was that I put the SSD into my eSATA portable HDD / SSD rack, and I installed Windows to the SSD on my laptop. It worked, but now, when I boot up my laptop it always asks which Windows do I want to boot up (only one Windows is present - the other throws an error). I switched the defaults, and now it boots up fine, but that choice really slows down my usually fast SSD boot (it has a 10 second timer before automatically chosing the default option).
How can I reconfigure it?
Or is it only possible by a clean install?4
My progress in this month.
First week : One Harddisk Electrocuted
2nd week :
3rd week : One SSD went rogue and One more HDD starts ticking after being dropped accidently.
4th week : Another HDD dies taking all my dev data with it.
Me right now : FML3
Hey guys, I have a low spec machine with these specs:
32 GB SSD
4 GB RAM
Intel Pentium processor 1.66 GHZ 64 bit
I want to install a lightweigh Linux distro, could you recommend one.
P.S: Currently I am thinking of Bodhi or ArchLabs.4
question goes to lenovo ThinkPad users...
option 1: It is possible to replace the hdd with a new ssd;
option 2: you can install a ssd extra to the existing hdd;
? im confused10
I got the shit because wanted to try it out.
It was intended to get installed in a SSD, which had a Windows installation and 100gb free.
Even showed the option to install it alongside Windows.
I heard a little voice in my head saying "manual partition just to be sure".
But thought Hey, this option says it will install it alongside Windows.
What happened? Ubuntu used another drive, part of a 3 disk RAID0 array.
So now I've completely lost 1tb information (because it was THE backup).
At least I still have 100gb free on the ssd.
Fuck you ubuntu and Fuck you canonical!5
God save WPF our savior against stupid writing cords and deadlines!
Now seriously its god damn good :D im not talking about Visual Studio, which takes huge chunk of my SSD (thx Microsoft), usseles parts of it (notifications inapp etc.) and a lot of .NET frameworks!
I want to buy a laptop. I got a suggestion like ssd laptops are very fast. But I got confused wether to go for Mac 128ssd or windows 256ssd.
The reason for above comparison is both price are more or less same.
Give me your suggestion please9
Hey guys, I've recently purchased an Asus Laptop (i3 7100U - 2.4GHz, 4gb ddr4 , 1tb HDD, 15.6 FHD,). I've swapped HDD with an SSD ( Kingston 120gb) . Everything seems great, Laptop's performance is good, pycharm runs faster etc. However, when I shutdown the laptop, it takes nearly 3-4 minutes to shutdown. Restarting laptop hardly takes 30 seconds. The only problem is shutting down. I've tried everything, resintalled OS( windows 10 home (GPT partition)) , drivers and os are up to date, updated bios but there is no change. It still takes 3-4 minutes to shutdown. Any ideas?2
Laptops recommendations? MacBook Pro is so damn expensive, budget 800€/700£ more or less... I was looking for something with at least i5, ssd, fhd screen, 15"5
Day 1 . Change of my PC from laptop to PC. All ok
Day 2 . My work place chief says me they order me a new SSD... Damn I've just done the installation of ARCH.
Day 3 . I reinstall ARCH on the SSD drive leaving the old HD as home partition..
Last day a collegue says me to leave the home partition on SSD and linking the permanent forlders on the old HD...
Never ending story...
I got a new laptop .I tried to get linux onto a flash drive.didnt work.put me on grub screen.didnt know what to do.i asked the shop to install an ssd to put linux on it .so the ssd is installed and I cannot change it otherwise the warranty is voided.fml12
I have one SSD for Windows and one HDD for Data. After I install Windows 10 Anniversary from iso, I get this message when access HDD drive. How to fix this!15
I have to admit, even though it's been less than a day with this thing, I'm really enjoying the M1 Air and all the really small things.
And I can finally have Xcode on the damn internal SSD without worrying about storage limits.4
Kinda dev related... Is a 250 GB SSD good enough for dual booting windows and Linux, while putting documents and crap on an HDD?1
I recently got an Asus K53S for free, without HDD/SSD.
Im looking to purchase a cheap but kinda reliable and fast SSD, at 64GB or more. Money is an issue, and the laptop is just for pure fun, so id rather get bad quality and save some cash, rather than spending alot.
Does anyone know where i can purchase that, or have experience with cheap/trash SSDs? Any recommendations appreciated.
If its shipped from outside EU, the price should be $12 or less, and i doubt thats possible.24
Lenovo Yoga and Linux
I'm looking for a laptop. I found the Lenovo IdeaPad 520s, but then I found the Yoga 520 for around the same price with the same specs. I was very interested, until I read about the whole Yoga 900 RAID to AHCI drama where people were unable to install Linux and Lenovo ended up providing a Linux-only BIOS update.
Can someone tell me if I would have problems installing Arch Linux on such laptop? Would I be better off buying the IdeaPad 520s? Both laptops don't have a PCIe SSD, they just have M.2 SSD. Does this mean there won't be a problem? I'm so confused.
This might not be the right place to ask, but everyone seems to be so kind to each other here on devrant...17
Time is relative. It's been 10 minutes now from when I inserted my smartcard credentials on my workstation (NO SSD) with Windows 7, McAfee Antivirus, Crypted HD and other company policies and useless software. So boring...
And they ask me why I need an SSD right now!1
Both laptops have the same price.
which one you think is better ?
(already used) MacBook Air 250GB SSD Nvidia Graphics 4GB RAM Intel Core i5 Processor
(brand new) HP Pavilon 1TB HDD Nvidia Graphics 12GB RAM Intel Core i7 Processor.30
My SSD decided to stop booting and sometimes not even being recognised by bios...
Ive tried to recover it with live-USB but every program freezes after finding the partitions. I had so many hours of work not pushed to git yet...5
I'm in the lookout for a new laptop for my dev work and occasional gaming (Dota 2 only), needs to have at least 16GB, 256 SSD, decent battery life and portable.
Which laptop do own?
Which do you recommend?8
Any recommendations for decent 13 inch laptop under 1400$ USD
- Atleast 8 gigs of RAM and option to upgrade
- resolution >= full HD
- storage >= 256 GB SSD
- battery >= 6 hrs heavy chrome usage
- Linux compatibility
- Cpu- nothing heavy - browser and docker containers, no building or compiling17
Sorry, technical question but my SSD is running out of space...
Not sure why the old versions are still here... they're taking up a few GBs... Can I just delete them? They're not in Add/Remove7
Anyone here replaced their MBP (Mid-2012) Non-retina's HDD to Raid0 SSD? How is it holding up? Planning to do this in a month3
Finally got myself to buy a SSD for my laptop, so I was thinking about trying Ubuntu Mate...but wtf...
I like it because it is similar to Unity but stability is awful. It breaks every 5 minutes. Very not funny.1
I was eyeing Samsung T7 ssd for a while now it pulls about 1000MB/s
But then i can across a M.2 nvme ssd + enclosure for about same price with double the performance
Some of Samsung’s 970 evo are pulling 3GB/s , but I think i will be limited by my CPU in that case
So much confusion for buying a freaking storage15
How does one pull the firmware from various devices, decompile them, edit them and then place them back on the device ?
Like say, ssd firmware, or the firmware on phones etc ?28
My first CS class is a basic introductory C++ course. Won't even be going into OOP.
So I want to use my own laptop for the course, but I have a Mac. Thought I could use Visual Studio for Mac for the class, but turns out Visual Studio for Mac is really only for Multiplatform development with C#. Ok, then, screw that. Just wasted 20GB and an evening installing that just to uninstall it.
I'm using JetBrain's CLion for now, but apparently we'll be doing some graphics work later this semester so I'm going to need to install Windows via Bootcamp and Visual Studio there... but my SSD is too small...
I currently have Windows/Bootcamp installed on a 1TB external hard disk but that is slow af. My SSD is only 250GB and I've already used half of it for various programs I need (Adobe crap plus Logic crap cuz I make videos and music).
My only option here is to buy a new SSD but only one manufacturer sells those (OWC), and a 1TB SSD is stupid expensive, $700 almost as much as I paid for this laptop used.
So, I guess I'm just kinda deciding right now whether upgrading storage is really worth it...6
> Get sent to local client that manages most services on prem themselves
> We just deliver the software and setup instructions, client is self-proclaimed "technical enough" to handle the rest
> Never had issues with them, client for about 1,5year, we assume they are indeed technical enough
> Local client needs me for some help with their "backup solution"
> Cron job that dd's entire disk every week to external ssd.
> External ssd finally caved in after what was most likely years of torture
> Has nothing even remotely to do with our software (which has built-in backups, which they apparently don't use)
> I get scolded and screamed at when I say not our problem
Me: Time to work on wife's website.
Server: Unable to Validate DMI.
Server: HAHA no CPU information and still no DMI
Me: Remove drives part from SSD.
Server: HI THERE.
What would be a lot better than this 250Gb SATA 3 SSD:
Sequential R/W (MB/sec, max.) 415/200
MTBF >3 million hours
Which I guess translations into something with a TBW of 300+
I'm after something faster for my Windows 10 Operating System C:, that I can plug into my SATA connector.
That can handle lots of accessing, and not be at 100% disk usage like my current one..
Also, something that can handle power cuts without dataloss.
And doesn't cost a small fortune ! <$100 USD second hand would be nice.16
What laptop requirements do you guys have for laptops for use when developing? I need to replace my 7 year old well. Looking at a dell cos 13 with an i5-7200u, 128 gb SSD and 8gb of RAM. What do you guys think?7
Why is my SSD slower than my HD ?
Ok, on file copying, its about 4 times faster, which fits in with its spec.
But I just gave it a job to extract from a zip file, and its taking twice as long..
And that is the SSD that is four times as fast as my HD..
The lower end SSD I have that is twice as fast as my HD, it takes 4 times longer to extract from a zip file.
What gives ?
Both SSD's was carefully chosen for their specifications and big name brand !9
I was going to install my SSD in my desktop, but I could also put it in one of my laptops. I feel like, since my desktop is faster anyway, it might be worth it to install it in a laptop so I can program faster while not at home.
What do you people think? If I do the laptop, should I do my Dell Inspiron 15 3542 or my 2008 macbook pro?
Would you get a new laptop with Intel Celeron N3450, or slightly older with Intel Core i5 4310U? I'm talking both having 256 GB SSD, 8GB RAM and only iGPU? Both for pretty much same price.9
hey everyone like a the past few months i got my laptop but now im planing to get a mac just for the sake on developing ios apps more on practice and by far project execution like a mid level project the question is will the new macbook air(2018) the one with the i5-y proci do good in terms of development? my options are entry level only mainly for swift and react-native dev
i5(Amber Lake-Y 7 W Dual-Core)
MB Pro 2018
please help me out since im planing to get it later, thanks3
I am trying to learn to create apps with Android Studio and Swift5. However, my current laptop is not okay to work with its 4 GB RAM.
My question is, i am planning to buy a MacBook Air I5 8GB RAM 256 GB SSD. Do you think it is enough for me to learn coding in the first place and create apps?
Let me also state the fact that additional RAMs like 16 GB and bigger SSD size are really expensive in my country. So i’m looking for something that can work Swift and Android Studio (with Emulator) with no problem.
It would be great to hear from you about your experiences and advices.
Hey devRanter? I want your opinion on the Surface as a programming laptop-ish. I need a new computer for travel and I have an hesitation between the Surface with a i5 and SSD 256GB vs a more classic laptop.
If I may ask for your favorite feature as well?8
Protip: SSDs will help your PC boot up and run programs faster. If your computer doesnt have an SSD, you can always add one or two later.18
My laptop is powering off out of nowhere...
I've checked for SSD errors non found replaced it with HDD not issues at all ...
Any one can recommend a tool even if it's on Linux to scan for SSD issues?16
Hi guys, what specs do your coding laptop has? I would especially like to know if your laptop has a dedicated graphic card or an integrated one.
Mine has an i7, 32gb of ram, 500gb m2 SSD and an integrated graphic chip.11
Does every m2 socket support nvme?
I replaced the ssd in my hd notebook with a nvme one and it doesn't seem to recognize it..10
I have a laptop with 8gb ram, 1Tb HDD, i5 7th gen running windows 10 and Ubuntu. Right now I'm using windows 10 as my primary OS, I'm simply addicted to the gestures especially the four finger swipe to switch desktops. I have been thinking of adding an SSD to the mix and my budget only permits a 120gb M.2 or a 250gb normal ssd.
The advantage with m.2 is that I can keep my HDD and boot my OS from the ssd and maybe install my IDEs on there but with the other ssd I'm gonna have to take my HDD out and use it as an external.
I read somewhere that 250gb above SSDs are the ones worth spending money on and that the 120 and 250 doesn't justify the price or life.
So my question is, should I go for an SSD? and if I do which one to go for m.2 or the normal one?3
Goddamn I've been fighting with unRAID lately, all to find out I've probably got a broken SSD. And to top it all off I've fucked up the other one so I had to reformat it. Sometimes when shit goes south, IT REALLY FUCKING GOES SOUTH. Fml.
Link to forum post for more details: https://forums.lime-technology.com/...
Damn it feels nice to have a place to rant.1
Managed to "finish reparing" my second Razer blade 14, swamped around some ssds and now both don't boot from my ssd.
So, I just disabled my mobile workstation.
3 days twiddling with it later and I still haven't managed to boot it.
Linux from a usb boots fine, Linux from the ssd, nope, no chance.
Csm looks good,
Bios sees the drive, should be good.
But I can only boot it legacy, which goes nowhere.
No uefi mode for the SSD.
But it worked before, so what the heck.
So when I boot grub of a usb stick, the live image runs fine.
I can also boot the ssd with the usb grub.
Most craziest thing for me right now is, I now have an nvme in the blade, but the blade doesn't fully support nvme as boot device.
And the external grub can boot it, and it seems to work properly once grub and the kernel take over, has full "support".
Just a side note, the other drive is a sata m.2 that worked fully before so i still have no reason why it isn't working.
So I thought I could now use a usb stick with grub to boot the nvme.
But nope, can't boot the usb stick anymore.
What the fuck is going on?!
And for all those realising that the nvme will not be running at pcie 3.0 by 4, yes, but it's not a high-end drive, Samsung pm951 so that doesn't matter.
Luckily for my purposes SSD doesn't have to be accurate it just has to fail royally in a way which is highly accurate in its persistent failure :P8
I have question related to hardware -
I recently order a M.2 SSD on amazon but I don't know is it compatible or not with my system and I order it can anybody help me I am really apricate it.
My SSD link on amazon -
My system link -
On a side note, XCode 14.0.1 up and running in a new time record on an HDD (not SSD)
Was always dreaming of this moment ever since XCode 6, finally it came true
So, got my first ssd. It's so freaking light 😳. I hope it's not just the outer casing without the internal PCB 🤪.
No, i wasn't living without an ssd. It's just to revive my 5 year old laptop 😅
Planning a new PC build, what're people's experience with M.2 SSDs? Worth it?
I'm currently rockin a 80GB SSD which I've had for years (+5)! so it's time to upgrade either way!1
So, total hardware noobie here. My laptop is giving me shit long Android studio build times and i am thinking of adding a ssd in it .thoughts?My current laptop specs are win10/8gb ram/1 tb hdd/ i5 7th gen
Recently i had a battery repair where that guy confirmed that i don't have some kind of ssd slot (idk the name) but ssd could be placed in the area of hdd, and hdd could be attached in the place of optical disk using "caddy" something.
On hearing this, my friend is advising me not to get caddy attached as it would still somehow provide slower speeds than just the ssd. is it true?
I was thinking of going for a 240gb ssd but if my 1tb hard disk is removed, i would have a to rethink about the softwares i use, since my C:drive is usually taking around 500 gb itself19