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Which of these would be an advantage to using an SSD?

A) Increased dB

B) Faster access time

C) Higher video refresh rates

D) Higher resolution

E) It removes those tough stains

The answer: B) Faster access time

A solid-state drive’s primary advantage is speed. Since the storage media has no moving parts, data can be read and written at speeds well above those of traditional hard drives.

Want to know more? Watch “Storage Devices.”

Storage technology has changed dramatically through the years, from floppy disks through solid state drives. In this video, you’ll learn about the technology behind floppy drives, hard drives, solid state technologies, and optical drives. You’ll also learn about removable storage technologies, tape drives, and external storage options.