HP Laptop: SSD battery life Tags: SSD Battery Hewlett Packard HP Laptop Laptops Storage Last response: January 29, 2011 5:13 AM in Storage Share MNewc January 22, 2011 5:01:51 PM I'm looking at the HP 2530p with 128GB SSD. How does the transfer rate compare with a 1.8" 160GB laptop drive? Battery Life? Ie should I go with SSD from HP or simply order standard laptop disk? More about : laptop ssd battery life LordConrad a b G Storage January 22, 2011 7:32:30 PM Battery life is better with an SSD installed. What brand SSD does HP install? MNewc January 24, 2011 3:06:31 PM have the procuct number HP EliteBook 2530p (XU042UA#ABA) but our modern marketeers driven world has determined that I shouldn't be interesed in the details. So I'm not sure how to find out. Guess I need to buy it to find out. Related resources Cheap laptop with decent battery life - Forum 15.6" Laptop With Extreme Battery Life - Forum Poor battery life - HP probook 4540s - Forum HDD + SSD : Effect on Battery Life /Power Consumption? - Forum Good gaming laptop with long battery life under $2000 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer LordConrad a b G Storage January 25, 2011 12:09:30 AM Just curious. Some SSDs are better than others, but all are faster and use less power than HDDs. You could always call HP if you want specs that aren't listed. MNewc January 29, 2011 1:30:04 AM Thanks. I finally set the priority to the CPU which is the life and breath of the machine. I can always switch out the HD. for a SSD. LordConrad a b G Storage January 29, 2011 5:13:41 AM Good choice. I just upgraded my 6 month old HP dv6t with a OCZ Vertex 2. Switching out your HDD for an SSD is easy. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Hp pavilion dv6-3190ee battery life Forum Maintaining a laptop for as long a life possible Forum Modest Gaming Laptop with Battery Life Forum How to make optimum utilization of battery power of laptop Forum Looking for a laptop with battery life Forum Need a good gaming laptop with high battery life Forum If I overcharge my laptop battery , will the life span decrease? Forum Laptop Advice: Portable + Battery Life + Some Power Forum First SSD advice? Forum Laptop with vista wont recognise seagate 500gb external hard drive Forum CHKDSK /R on SSD Gives BSOD Forum [Solved] Non-boot-able Laptop data recovery Forum RAID 1 with SSD(master)+HDD(mirror)? Forum SSD & HDD in RAID 0? Forum [Solved] OCZ SSD for an old system Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !