Summary: I don't write reviews but I feel forced to do it this time because users should be warned. I bought this as a replacement drive for my Macbook White (Late 2009) and I must admit that after two weeks you really notice the overall performance improvement in your computer (much less beach ball...
Summary: I have a Dell XPS-17 with 14GB of RAM and the 3GB video card - With dual 750 Momentus XT drives spinning at 7200rpm, my system rated at 7.2 under Win7, but that dropped to 5.9 after adding dual ST1000LM014's as these are spinning at 5200rpm.
Summary: good hard drive for regular laptop. Faster on 15% if application use frequently.
Pros: I bought couple hard drive for my customer customer and how I see it is not really increase speed.
Now I bought here in Memory Express SSD ADATA SP600 for only $109 256GB. My customers very happy.
Actually hard drives it is old technology. Apple MAC not use hard drive anymore.
Apple use PCI Exp...
Cons: Some time trouble with synchronization process with hard drive and hybrid internal embedded NAND flash. Hard drive run check disk and some data may be corruption
Summary: Only for 10-15 % increase speed load for frequently use application. Same speed copy and write new data No extra benefit like power consumption or durability.
Pros: HDD or new SSHD it the same hard drive with 8 GB cashed NAND flash memory.
Hard drive saved frequently used data in small memory flash and use it or load recent data faster than other data located on platters.
But if you want to start another application which not saved previously in flash it is...
Cons: not big performance with 8 GB cashe size flash.
Summary: Used as the main drive in my Gaming rig but doesn't have the power to keep games running. I have decent specs but games freeze after an hour or two - likely because this drive can't take the stress.