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11-24-2016 05:30 PM
I've a HP notebook which 2 years old. So, it's out of warranty. Recently, my laptop's screen went blank and when I performed the system test, it showed 'Hard drive DST check failed'. Upon browsing online, I got to know that I need to replace the hard drive. I would like to know which model I should go for and what other things I need to take care of before buying one.
11-24-2016 06:21 PM
Since you have an Intel processor you can install an SSD drive.
256 GB SSD (for computer models equipped with an Intel processor) 749761-001
512 GB SSD (for computer models equipped with an Intel processor) 749762-001
1 TB, 5400 rpm, +8 GB NAND hybrid, 9.5 mm 731999-001
750 GB, 5400 rpm, +8 GB NAND hybrid, 9.5 mm 732001-001
500 GB, 5400 rpm, + 8 GB NAND hybrid, 7 mm 732000-001
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11-26-2016 09:59 AM
Thanks for the informative response. Can you suggest me any SSDs which I can buy (or can you provide me the links)? And if I choose to stick to HDD, what should be the cache memory that I should be looking for? Because there are hard drives with 16MB cache and 8MB cache with other features being the same.