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What to do if an HDD and SSD speed slows down

When you use your PC for a long time, do you sometime feel that it is slower than usual? If your work doesn’t go as planned, you be frustrated. If your PC is slow, it may be due to an HDD or an SSD, which is information storage part of your PC. What should you do in such a case? This content introduces four countermeasures that can be used when an HDD or an SSD speed slows down.

1. Signs when transfer speed of an HDD or an SSD is slow
2. Four solutions to try if an HDD or an SSD becomes slow
2-1. Deleting resident programs
2-2. Deleting unnecessary programs
2-3. Disk cleanup and OS updates
2-4. Checking security status
3. Conclusion
When an HDD or an SSD is slow, effective countermeasures vary depending on causes. You may be able to improve speed of an HDD or an SSD by simply removing dusts from a fan part of your computer, although it is not mentioned above. In order to use your computer without any stress, firstly check why your HDD or SSD is slow.

LET’S PREPARE AN EXTERNAL SSD FOR PS5!
What are the necessary conditions of use?
A new game console “PlayStation 5 (PS5)” was released on November 12, 2020. The specifications have been greatly improved compared to PS4, such as 16GB memory and 8K output. In addition, the regular model equip an UHDBD (UltraHD Blu-ray) compatible optical disk drive (Digital Edition does not equip it). Although PS5 is already high-spec, it is recommended to prepare an external SSD for it if you want to enjoy games more comfortably. In this content, we explain why you need an external SSD to play PS5 comfortably, requirements of SSDs that can be used, and recommended external SSD products.
1. Why do you need an external SSD for PS5?
1-1. Capacity shortage can be solved
1-2. PS4 games can be saved to an external SSD
1-3. Loading time can be shortened comparing to playing on PS4
2. Specifications of external SSDs that can be used with PS5
3. External SSDs used in PS4 and PS4 Pro can be used as well
4. Our recommended external SSDs for PS5
4-1. M.2 internal SSD replacement kit, 1024GB, NVMe compatible
4-2. External SSD, Portable, 960GB, USB3.1 Gen2, Type-C
4-3. External SSD, Portable, 960GB, USB3.1 Gen1
4-4. High durability external SSD, Portable, 960GB, USB3.1 Gen1
Conclusion. Let’s prepare an external SSD for PS5s

These days, we use large amounts of data like high-quality videos and photos not only at work place, but also at home and outside. Along with that, of course the capacity of internal HDDs and SSDs of PC is increasing, however sometime you run out the capacity when you store many videos and photos. This content tells you how you can add HDDs and SSDs in such a case.
1. How can you expand an HDD and an SSD?
2. For small PCs and laptop PCs, you can easily add drives using USB
3. You can also use NAS instead of an additional disk!

When you look for a new PC, which an HDD or an SSD is used for a PC is very important. You would like to select a PC that has suitable HDD/SSD for your purpose of using. However, it seems that many people do not know how they should choose an HDD/SSD. In this content, please learn how to choose the best HDD/SSD for you not to waste your time in front of a showcase.

1. Importance of data storage
2. Which media should you choose for data storage?
2-1. LTO
2-2. HDD
2-3. SSD
2-4. Memory card
2-5. USB memory
2-6. Optical disk
2-7. M-Disk
2-8. Cloud storage
Summary Make a backup regularly

How to choose an external/internal SSD
1-1. Choose by capacity
1-2. Choose by connection type
1-3. Choose by NAND
1-4. Choose by read/write speed
Additional important points to choose an external portable SSD
Recommended our SSDs
3-1. Impact resistant Portable SSD, smooth rubber framed, USB3.1 Gen1, 480GB, Made in Japan [LMD-PBL480U3BK]
3-2. Portable SSD, Emboss processing, USB3.1 Gen1, 480GB [LMD-PBR480U3BK]
3-3. Portable SSD, Emboss processing, USB3.1 Gen2, Type-C, 480GB [LMD-PBR480UCBK]
3-4. Internal SSD with replacement kit, comes with HDD case, 480GB [LMD-SS480KU3]
3-5. Internal SSD, 2.5inch, SATA, 960GB [LMD-SAB960]
3-6. Internal SSD with DRAM, M.2, NVMe, 512GB [LMD-MPDB512]
Summary Consider how you use it before purchasing