Posts Tagged ‘intel ssd’

Intel Solid-State Drive Toolbox 2 – Now with System Optimizer and Secure Erase

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

If you’re thinking of switching over to a solid state drive, you might want to think about picking this up too …

Solid State Drives (SSD) are different from conventional platter based hard drives in several key aspects. The drives do not need to be defragmented for instance. The operating system needs to be configured slightly different as well if the SSD is used as the primary hard drive.

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Intel Data Migration Software

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

If you’re interested in experimenting with the new solid state drives, here’s a migration tool for Intel …

I have reviewed the data migration software Paragon Migrate OS To SSD just a few days ago. The software allows a user to migrate from one hard drive to a solid state drive even if the storage space of the SSD is less than the storage space on the source hard drive. It is still available for free, but will likely turn commercial once it leaves beta.

Now Intel has published a software to migrate data from a hard drive to Intel solid state drives as well. The Intel Data Migration Software was developed by Acronis for Intel, to offer Intel SSD owners an option to migrate from their old hard drive to the new Intel solid state drive.

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Intel Solid State Drive Toolbox 2 Released

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Sounds like this includes just about every tool that one would need to manage, configure and maintain a solid state hard drive.

Intel’s Solid-State Drive Toolbox is an SSD management tool for the Windows operating system. The program can be used to run diagnostic scans on the solid state drive, view drive information or run the included management tools.

Only the Intel SSD Optimizer was included as a management tool in previous versions of the toolbox (see Intel Solid State Drive (SSD) Toolbox for a full review). The latest release however has seen two additions that add to the value of the free software program.

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