If you have an older laptop or Desktop PC that is a bit sluggish booting up and opening programmes, upgrading from an old mechanical HDD to an SSD drive may be the answer.
Older laptops and computers will have a mechanical HDD that produce a higher heat output are noisier and can be damaged from vibration and sudden power cuts. They are slower than SSD drives at retrieving and writing data due to their mechanical moving parts.
Solid State Drive or SSD for short
SSD's are quieter, produce less heat and are much faster at retrieving and writing data than mechanical HDD's due to not having any moving parts data is instantly accessible. The average life of an SSD drive is 10 years (May vary between brands and usage).
How it works
The data on your old mechanical HDD will be cloned using a piece of software onto you new faster SSD. Once cloned your old drive can be swapped out for the new SSD or used as extra storage depending on your machines hardware capabilities.
This allows you to distribute the audio and video from a piece of AV equipment such as a Sky Box to multiple rooms around the house using network cable (The same kind of cable you would have from your broadband router to your computer) while maintaining the picture and audio quality in each room.
If you have an old laptop or Desktop PC you are getting rid of, selling or giving to charity and you need to eradicate all traces of personal data, then this is the service for you. Using some of the latest formatting algorithms means your data will be 100% irretrievable after the procedure. Your data will be gone forever so please make sure you have all your important data backed up if you use this service.