Solved SSD and HDD Tags: SSD Hard Drives Storage Last response: September 10, 2011 11:43 AM in Storage Share stephen-mc September 9, 2011 6:36:47 PM what makes the SSD so much more expensive than a HDD? whats the difference? More about : ssd hdd Ubrales a c 120 G Storage September 10, 2011 2:43:46 AM They are totally different technologies. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solid-state_drive http://www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=5818&r... m 0 l Best solution inzone a c 119 G Storage September 10, 2011 3:16:03 AM An SSD is made up of memory chps ( nand flash) no moving parts and the regular hdd has spinning platters and an arm that reads and writes to them. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer stephen-mc September 10, 2011 11:43:29 AM Best answer selected by stephen-mc. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to change disk priority from SSD to HDD? Forum SolvedShould I install windows 8.1 updates BEFORE replacing the HDD of a brand new laptop with an SSD? Forum SolvedNewbie needs help ssd & hdd?? Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 7 on new SSD, what happens to old HDD that had Windows 7 first? Forum SolvedWhat is better : A high-end HDD 1TB for 50-60$ or a less storage HDD and an SSD for gaming Forum SolvedInstalling windows to SSD, while windows and programs on HDD Forum Solvedraid 0 ssd for vmware and hdd for backup Forum SolvedSSD + HDD VS SSD + SSHD; and how to convert an HDD to a External Drive Forum SolvedNeed help moving from a HDD to an SSD Forum Solvedis SSD a must have now ? or can i stick to my hdd :\ much confused Forum SolvedConcerns migrating to an SSD smaller than source HDD Forum SolvedReplacing an HDD with SSD? Forum SolvedInstalled Windows 8 onto my new SSD; how do I wipe the old TB HDD? Forum SolvedWD VelociRaptor 10000RPM HDD vs 1 TB vs Samsung 850 Pro 1 TB SSD, which is better & faster?? Forum SolvedHow to set my HDD to where everything i download goes to it instead of my SSD? Forum SolvedTrying to browse a used-to-be boot hdd(with broken win7, unbootable) with windows 8.1 installed on my new SSD Forum SolvedCan I boot windows from just an SSD without a HDD? Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 8 to SSD from HDD Forum SolvedTrouble cloning HDD to SSD Forum SolvedHDD to SSD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !