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Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Jun 8, 2017

Speed Up Tip

Whenever a computer starts to slow down, often times too many people assume that it is time to get a whole new system.

Now, if your cpu is really old, it probably makes sense to replace it, but for most of you there is a much more cost effective option to get the system running fast again.

It’s called a ‘hybrid hard drive' and it is still one of the best kept secrets in the industry.

There are three primary components in your PC that will determine just how fast it will run: the processor, the RAM and the hard drive.

In every case, the hard drive will be the biggest bottleneck so opening it up will make an old system run like it’s brand new again.

AND it is much cheaper then buying a new computer.

What really makes the hybrid hard drive system unique is that it matches super fast Solid State circuitry with a standard magnetic drive and stores the files and programs you use the most on the faster partition.

If you do take this route, keep in mind that your old hard drive can become a backup drive by putting it in an external enclosure.

If you are one of the many that is looking for more speed from your system, look into upgrading to a hybrid drive. It can save you lots of money and make your computer speedy again!