Solved Would I benefit from an SSD ? Tags: SSD Windows Vista Components HP Laptop Last response: June 9, 2014 3:08 PM in Components Share Reteagle June 9, 2014 2:57:26 PM I have an older HP laptop, that is running Vista. It has a Pentium dual core processor at 2.0 ghz, and a120 HDD. Would it benefit from a120 SSD ? thanks Reteagle More about : benefit ssd Reply to Reteagle danwat1234 June 9, 2014 3:03:05 PM Yes it would drastically reduce load time, installation times. Reply to danwat1234 m 0 l RazerZ June 9, 2014 3:05:04 PM Definitely. Compared to a traditional HDD, an SSD will lower loading times of your applications and can even make windows boot in around eight seconds. Reply to RazerZ m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution jaraldo June 9, 2014 3:08:20 PM Your older laptop is probably running sata 2 while all newer computers today will be running sata 3 so the speeds won't be as fast, but it is still a nice improvement over the traditional HDD though. Reply to jaraldo Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedUpgrading a 'school' laptop with an SSD - would I really notice a benefit? Forum SolvedCan 1 or 2 x SSD's be set to 2,3, or 4 partitions to benefit from any raid array configuration ? ( ie: RAID 0,1,2,3,4,5,10 ? Forum SolvedIs there still real benefit of having Ramdisk on 16GB DDR 1600 + SSD setup Forum SolvedUse SATA3 SSD over 146GB SAS for ESXi Server- Any benefit? Forum SolvedWould Adobe premiere and blender benefit from being on the ssd and is it worth it? Forum SolvedDo SSD's benefit gaming? Forum SolvedWill I benefit from putting OS and Apps on separate SSD? Forum SolvedSATA Controller is SATA 3Gb/s. Any benefit getting an 6Gb/s SSD ? Forum SolvedBenefit with 2 raid 0 ssd drives Forum SolvedBenefit to games on hdd with os and programs on ssd? Forum Benefit to having just games installed on a separate SSD vs a separate partition? Forum Is it worth getting a 32gb SSD for page file + files that would benefit from a ram disk? Forum real world use cases that would benefit from 2 X SSD in RAID 0? Forum would it benefit me more to get a ssd or a graphics card Forum Which kind of programs benefit most by SSD? Forum Is there a BENEFIT of Using a 2nd SSD as a Cache to the Primary SSD? Forum Paging File: Much benefit in using another SSD for it? Forum SSD cost x benefit Forum Can i benefit from a sata3 ssd more than a sata2 ssd on sata2 interfac Forum How to maximize SSD benefit Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !