Avatar of CHI-LTD
CHI-LTD
Flag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on

SSD upgrade to a netbook

Experiences and reccomendations to upgrade a Samsung nc10 netbook.  think its got an sata1 disk in it...
Storage HardwareStorageWindows 7

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
CHI-LTD

8/22/2022 - Mon
Stelian Stan

You can by any SSD HDD and it should be compatible with SATA1. For example: OCZ (AGT3-25SAT3-120G) Agility 3 2.5" 120GB SATA3 6GB/s Solid State Drive, Read: 525MB/s, Write: 500MB/s

Make sure you have the latest BIOS installed.
CHI-LTD

ASKER
so it wont run at half that then/?
pgm554

Read the reviews on the SSD'S before you buy one.

Most  SATA  controllers will work with most SSD'S .

However ,there are some SSD'S that are just plain garbage.

OCZ had a piece of junk (OCZ 128GB Petrol ) that can be had quite cheap.

There's a reason for that, DOA'S!

So buyer beware.

You should run Win 7 because of the trim support that is built into the OS.

Supposedly some SSD'S have a program that let's you do this with XP,but I haven't tried it.
This is the best money I have ever spent. I cannot not tell you how many times these folks have saved my bacon. I learn so much from the contributors.
rwheeler23
noxcho

I am using OSZ Vertex Turbo and Trasncend 25s-m SSD drives. Have been happy with both although Transcend drive is a bit slower when compared to OSZ.
CHI-LTD

ASKER
Yes, the OSZ looks the best!
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
McKnife

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
CHI-LTD

ASKER
Will try samsung
Get an unlimited membership to EE for less than $4 a week.
Unlimited question asking, solutions, articles and more.