The Storage drive permanently stores and gives access to the operating system, software applications, files and data on your PC. The storage drive is the only long-term storage on your PC, so it’s a good idea to consider how you are going to use your computer
An SSD, or Solid State Drive, is a type of storage device that doesn’t have moving parts that provide user with longer battery life, improved shock resistance and faster data transfer than HDDs. Benefits of a solid-state drive:
Hard Disk Drive is a data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve information on one or multiple platters. HDDs are more sensitive to shock and vibration because they use mechanical parts to transfer data onto disks.Benefits of using this type of drive:• Cost per GB is lower compared to SSD• Much higher number of write and rewrites compared to SSD
Some systems have a dual-drive configuration, they are equipped with both HDD and SSD storage devices, allowing the best of both worlds.Benefits include:Primary drive: SSD for quick load times on key applications and tasks, such as Operating System, Photoshop and Video Games.Secondary drive: HDD for cost effective storage for photos and video.
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