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  • Q: What is the purpose of an Evo SSD? Okay , An Evo is a name of an SSD. please explain what an SSD is and it's purpose..?  (5 Answers)

    By Martini 

    • Best answerAn SSD is a blazing fast drive for your computer. Replacing your mechanical hard drive with a solid state drive will make your computer faster in almost every way - seriously you will be amazed at how an ssd can revitalize an old machine. Specifically, the difference between an SSD and a mechanical hard drive is akin to the difference between a MP3 file and a old record player. A mechanical drive works like a vinyl record. When you need to access something on the drive, it spins up like a record and there is a tiny needle that reeds the data on the drive. That means if you need to read several files on different parts of the disk, the needle has to move back and forth on the disk to read those files. That takes time. An SSD, on the other hand, stores files directly into flash memory. This means that there's no mechanical movement required to access files. Consequently, flash drives are much much faster than mechanical drives. If you get one of these SSDs you won't be sorry! Your computer will boot up in a matter of seconds and copying/transferring files is a breeze!

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  • Q: Is this Samsung - 850 EVO 1TB model: MZ-75E1T0B/AM compatible in my macbook pro mid 2012 13"?  (3 Answers)

    By Anonymous 

    • Best answerI think so because my MacBook Pro was built around the same time. Apparently there was a defective SATA cable in machines built around that time. I changed out the SATA cable and the hard drive and entered a whole new world of speed.

      By Marv27 

  • Q: Include the adapter?  (5 Answers)

    By Anna 

    • Best answerYou must purchase a SATA/USB cable to transfer your old drive into the SSD. This SSD comes with the tranfer software and it works great.

      By Mule463 

  • Q: Will this Samsung-850-evo-1tb-Internal-sata-Iii-SSD fit into my Toshiba R700-S1331 Laptop? Cheers, Laurence  (2 Answers)

    By Anonymous 

    • Best answerIt's a little bit complicated. Sorisso is correct, the Samsung EVO is compatable with your laptop, however I do not believe it will work out of the box. You will likely need an adapter from Toshiba. The SSD that came built into your Toshiba laptop is a 1.8inch drive with a miniature SATA connector. Toshiba used a cable that has a Standard size SATA connection on one end to connect to the R700 systemboard, and the mini 1.8 inch connector on the other end to connect the 1.8 inch SSD. This Samsung SSD is a standard 2.5 inch drive with a standard size SATA port. In order to connect it to your Toshiba laptop you will need a new cable from Toshiba that has standard size SATA connectors on both ends. (Basically the cable from a model of R700 laptop that shipped with a standard laptop HDD instead of the 1.8 inch SSD). See this Toshiba Support Forum page where people are discussing this cable issue -

      By Munchr 

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  • Q: Will this work on my late 2012 MacBook Pro?  (5 Answers)

    By WickedTaz 

    • Best answerYes it will work fine I just put one in mine.

      By TNTRoys 

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  • Q: Can this be installed into a desk top, and if so how difficult is it to transfer from my old SSD to the new one?  (5 Answers)

    By steve 

    • Best answerIt comes with software. it is easy. HOWEVER, make sure you can access your BIOS, and rearrange the boot order. If you don't, you might brick your PC like I did and spend several days trying to figure out what went wrong.

      By TomatoBasket 

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  • Q: Is this ssd working with desktop pc?  (5 Answers)

    By Anonymous 

    • Best answerI have one installed on my Desktop PC and it's working just fine. I have SATA2 so I don't get the max performance from it but it is working very well for me. No complaints here.

      By Engineering101 

  • Q: Is the Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Internal SATA III Solid State Drive Compatible with a Dell Inspiration 15 5000 series?  (2 Answers)

    By Jose 

    • Best answerSince that series can ship with either an SSD or a platter drive (and thus has a 2.5" drive mount in it), it is almost certainly compatible.

      By Mike 

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  • Q: Is this SSD compatible with the ACER VX5-591G-78BF LAPTOP??  (2 Answers)

    By Allanbarbosa 

    • Best answerYes

      By BigJer 

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  • Q: Is this SSD compatible with the ASUS ROG gaming Laptop?  (3 Answers)

    By AlexG 

    • Best answerYes sir! Installed on quite recently! For your sake, my laptops model is the G752VS OC and I swapped the hdd 1tb with this works great!

      By Winston 

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