Windows 10: Advice re: new hard drive

Discus and support Advice re: new hard drive in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I bought a new Samsung 850 EVO 500 GB drive a few weeks ago in an attempt to fix a problem PC. I may have to scrap the machine (as still cant be fixed)... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Tanya, Nov 23, 2019.

  1. Tanya Win User

    Advice re: new hard drive


    I bought a new Samsung 850 EVO 500 GB drive a few weeks ago in an attempt to fix a problem PC. I may have to scrap the machine (as still cant be fixed) and i wanted to ask are these viable options for my new £765 drive.

    1. buy a machine with an HHD and add my SSD drive as a boot drive (and format HHD as a data/spare drive)
    2. buy a case(?) and use SSD as an external drive (I do need one but have no idea if this can be done)
    3. buy a new machine with no HD & use the SSD instead (is this possible?)

    ty in advance

    :)
     
    Tanya, Nov 23, 2019
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  2. Overclock your hard drive!!!

    Heres a much easier hack that I realized quite a few years ago that really does work!

    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Hard drive with molex power connection.
    • PSU with more than 1 strand that has molex plugs on it.
    • Wire strippers, soldering iron if you're fancy, electrical tape if you're not.
    STEPS:
    • Take the strand of connectors from your PSU, and decide which one will be the donator for this overclocking adventure.
    • Cut the yellow and orange cables, then twist them together.
    • Find the power connector you've chosen as the overclocking connector, and release the orange cable from the connector. Now use your preferred method to bind them together, then place it back together.
    • Plug in a drive and feel the speed!
    Congratulations! You've just overclocked your hard drive!
     
    Sir B. Fannybottom, Nov 23, 2019
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  3. little cat, Nov 23, 2019
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  4. Mathragh Win User

    Advice re: new hard drive

    Overclock your hard drive!!!

    Wut =D

    what is that supposed to accomplish?
     
    Mathragh, Nov 23, 2019
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