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    Does this come with data transfer program?   (2 Answers)

    How do you get data from old drive to new? Any problems with MS products recognizing license codes?

    By Reb November 29, 2015.

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      No, the drive does not come with a data transfer tool ... I found and used Farstone.com (Drive Clone 11) Home version is free download. Worked like a CHARM ... you will also need an adapter to connect the drive to to USB (assuming you are cloning a laptop?) I purchased Sabrent (2.5" SATA Hard Drive / SSD to USB 3.0 Adapter) mail-order. One Note - after you install the cloned drive you will get a popup every time you boot your PC to Upgrade the software - simply uninstall the software to resolve this.

      By gary188 December 5, 2015.

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      How does this mount in a 3.5 inch drive bay?   (1 Answer)

      How does this ssd (which is 2.75 inches wide) mount in a 3.5 inch drive bay? I see many adapters offered to mount 2.5 inch ssd, but none to mount 2.75 inch ssd.

      By Anonymous August 9, 2015.

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        check the web ... there are numerous bays available to accommodate mounting an SSD into a 3.5 inch bay. I purchased one from Sabrent (2.5" SSD and SATA harddrive to desktop 3.5" bay bracket.) you mentioned 2.75" - I believe that is actually considered 2.5" .. these are basically all the same size.

        By gary188 December 5, 2015.

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        is this pretty good for my acer M5 481p-6644?   (2 Answers)

        average price I should expect to pay geek squad for installment , new member or not. ( I figured 3337u cpu with this should run as good if, not better than 4210u) plus laptop is under 2years old. i heard the ram was already maxed at 6.

        By tomthomtwin April 11, 2015.

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          I just put the ScanDisk Ultra II 240gb in my Gateway NE72214u, which is near to the same specs as your Acer M5 481p-6644. If you have the original installation disks and the time, it may be fun to just try to install it by yourself. If not, just pay the dudes to install it and get on with enjoying it. Hopefully by now you have already had it installed, but if your still waiting, I would definitely choose this specific Solid State Drive, as it has a "No Wait Boot Up and Shut Down" compared to other brands upgraded models, and it made a big difference in the boot up, speed and smoothness of my machine. The ScanDisk Ultra II has a decent benchmark rating. Some other drives are faster, but you will not be able to judge that, because our computers are not going to get the top speed anyways as our hard drive controller is SATA II, and the SSD is configured for the newer SATA III controllers as in the new laptops built for the top speed with larger front side buses. It is like the difference between a normal USB 2.0 and an upgraded USB 3.0. I saw the transfer speed between my USB Flash Drive increase by about 1/3, and my movies and games are way super smooth now. For me, I really needed the 240bg because Windows 8 wants 100gb for the operating system, which is way much more than Windows 7, so the 120gb drives are not right for me. Hope you pull the trigger on this one.

          By Craftsman1987 June 26, 2015.

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          Is this compatible with my Asus K50i laptop?   (1 Answer)

          By CJ August 1, 2017.

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            Yes, it will work with that laptop.

            By JosephLucas August 1, 2017.

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          Hi, I have a mid 2012 Macbook Pro. Would this drive work in my computer?   (2 Answers)

          By Mark September 26, 2016.

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            Yes, it will work. You can google search for ifixit's hard drive replacement instructions for info on how to do it.

            By JosephLucas August 1, 2017.

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          Is this an MLC or TLC?   (1 Answer)

          By Insoptivos June 30, 2016.

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            Based on review by ANANDTECH when drive was released, this drive is TLC.

            By Stan January 23, 2017.

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          Will this work with a Toshiba Satellite P55-A5312   (1 Answer)

          By Don April 17, 2016.

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            yes they will work on any windows computers and for macs they just have to be formatted for that OS

            By mastermind May 22, 2017.

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          Lost of information   (0 Answers)

          I have read, that test has showed, that a SSD that has not been used for a long period of time could loss data. Is this true?

          By linux August 13, 2015.

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          Does this work with a Asus Zen book ?   (2 Answers)

          Never using an external slate drive card, does this work like all small data cards? does this just fit inot the port? Or is this an internal device that needs to be installed?

          By Anonymous August 4, 2015.

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            If it fits into the laptop and is SATA 2 or 3 it will work, and it will be a great addition.

            By nbttl1 March 28, 2016.

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