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Delivery: fast and hassle free 5 stars The physical drive: using Crystal Disk, results show it's decent. 4.5 stars Software: it is terrible. The Crucial disk management software messed up my OS. Had to reinstall because the partition was messed up. 2 stars.
Now running without any disk manager and it's fine. Value 4.5 stars.
I actually use 4 pcs to run raid5 in Highpoint Rocketraid card 7320A and use Crystaldisk Mark to check and it gives me 1200MB/sec write, which consider better than itself which I think about 500+MB/sec
Cloning was easy done with the accompany link to software. My laptop now start within a few seconds compared to the harddisk. Personally think is a cheaper and value way to upgrade your hard drive to SSD. No regret.
I bought the 1TB version to upgrade the 500GB hard-drive of my old core-i3 Dell Inspiron 11 (model 3148) running on windows 10. Crucial has a user-friendly website that advise me the model of harddrive that is compatible with the laptop. I follow the installation instruction in the website by downloading the Acronis cloning software from Crucial website, connect the SSD to my old SATA 11 portable drive enclosure, and get the Acronis to clone using all the default setting. Successful on my 2nd attempt. The laptop is now running for a week with no problem so far. Performance improves significantly, to the point that it feels more like a new low end laptop rather than a laptop that takes ages to load the apps. I am very happy with the purchase and the SSD is very well priced.
On my first attempt, the windows failed to load up from my SSD after a few start-ups. Not sure the real cause. But before I tried the 2nd attempt, I performed a full updates of the Windows in the original hard drive and updates the laptop BIOS and drivers to the latest version. I followed youtube on how to open up my Dell laptop to replace the harddrive. It's pretty straight forward. The only thing to look out for is to be careful and gentle when you pry open the plastic cover, as the internal plastic latches broke easily. I broke a couple but it's not really a problem as the laptop have enough screws to keep the cover secured.