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Windows 7: SSD/HD vs SSD/SSHD vs SSHD combinations

12 Feb 2014   #11
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I think I have the same SSHD and made some performance comparisons. It is actually pretty fast and I am very happy with it. I do, however, only use it as a storage device.

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12 Feb 2014   #12
RickV

Win7 Pro 64-Bit
 
 

At the moment it appears my OE Seagate Momentus HDD may be completely dead. I installed it in my Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H/i7-4770k pc at work in an attempt to retrieve the data from it before continuing with my 1000H repair efforts. I could not make the i7 pc boot with the Momentus in SATA Port1 (Samsung 840 Pro = 0, ATAPI = Port 7). The i7 pc POSTS, but Windows will not load so, I do not reach the Desktop.

Our IT guy attempted to install the Momentus in his pc and observed the same result. Furthermore, he stated the Momentus was not warm and gave no indication or disk motion. Would the inertia be sensed when held in the human hand? I suspect yes. The BIOS recognizes the Momentus in both desktops, but it appears this consists of all the progress I can make on my own.

Any ideas as to how I can test/evaluate my Momentus HDD further? Retreiving the data from it...in a non-costly manner?
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12 Feb 2014   #13
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Try to retrieve the data with a live Linux CD. Linux is often more forgiving than Windows.
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12 Feb 2014   #14
RickV

Win7 Pro 64-Bit
 
 

Thanks for your suggestion. I May be well-prepared for it as well. I recently downloaded fedora 20 for my x86 desktop and am ready to make the bootable CD.
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13 Feb 2014   #15
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by carwiz View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
How many machines are you working with? You said your were given a 1TB SSHD for your birthday, later you said you made a mistake buying one.
New OP on an old post.
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21 Feb 2014   #16
RickV

Win7 Pro 64-Bit
 
 

I need a little more hardware assistance before I can continue. I decided to purchase the Samsung 840 Pro SSD. As a result, I need a solid recommendation for the USB/SATA adapter. The kit from Samsung would have been more convenient, but I think the required hardware items can be purchased for much lower cost.

Please advise.
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21 Feb 2014   #17
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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21 Feb 2014   #18
RickV

Win7 Pro 64-Bit
 
 

Ordered. Thank you!
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21 Feb 2014   #19
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You are welcome.
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