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ZeroTolerance
10-24-2013, 11:21 AM
Hello,

I'm considering to buy a SSD for my G750JH, since I got the no SSD model. I was checking out several offers and there are stand alone SSD's and SSD's+kit. Do I need a kit to install the SSD or can I just buy the stand alone ones?
Thanks!

Myk SilentShadow
10-24-2013, 11:27 AM
o.O can you provide a link for this "kit" please?

ZeroTolerance
10-24-2013, 11:37 AM
o.O can you provide a link for this "kit" please?

http://www.amazon.com/500GB-Notebook-Installation-sata_6_0_gb-MZ-7TD500KW/dp/B009NHAFEC/ref=sr_1_13?ie=UTF8&qid=1382614521&sr=8-13&keywords=samsung+ssd+840+1tb

"Installation Kit for Easy Setup and Data Transfer

Included with the 840 Series SSD is an installation kit that contains SATA data and power cables, screws, a 2.5-to-3.5-inch adapter bracket, and a SATA-to-USB adapter cable. The kit also contains a mounting spacer so its slim 7-millimeter profile will work in both slim Ultrabook designs or laptops with traditional full-height 9.5-millimeter drive bays. "

ZeroTolerance
10-24-2013, 11:40 AM
Also, considering a 750gb o 1TB ssd, which one would you suggest for long lasting performances?

ZeroTolerance
10-24-2013, 11:43 AM
Here there is another "SSD+kit" http://www.amazon.co.uk/SAMSUNG-840-EVO-MZ-7TE1T0-enclosure/dp/B00ER316JU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1382615113&sr=8-2

Myk SilentShadow
10-24-2013, 11:54 AM
Nah that's just a 3.5 to 2.5 bracket and since laptop's use 2.5 drives, there's no need :) if you can afford it go the whole hog and get a 1TB :cool:

Flea0
10-24-2013, 12:27 PM
the G750 already has a bracket in each drive bay so all you need is the ssd itself.

villiansv
10-24-2013, 12:32 PM
the G750 already has a bracket in each drive bay so all you need is the ssd itself.

You're confusing the 2 brackets. The one in the kit allows you to install the 2.5" SSD in a desktop, which traditionally takes 3.5" drives in the bays. The one the laptop has is nothing more than a frame that allows you to screw the drive to the laptop frame, it wouldn't serve as the 2.5-to-3.5 bracket in the kit.

That being said, for laptop use you don't need any kits/brackets. Ignore the kit if it saves you money.

Flea0
10-24-2013, 01:05 PM
that's what i meant. Zeroolerance asked if there is any need for additional accessories besides the ssd itself and the answer is no. Of course the 2.5 to 3.5 brackets are even less necessary, i was pointing out that the laptop has 2.5 brackets already there.

ZeroTolerance
10-24-2013, 06:17 PM
Great, thank you guys. At the moment I have two 750GB hdd's. Is there an additional SSD slot or should I simply replace one HD?

And 1TB would be better than 750GB or 500GB? I'm looking for best and long lasting performances. Any advice appreciated!

ZeroTolerance
10-25-2013, 12:33 AM
Regarding the above questions, I can't decide between Samsung 840 Evo for 1TB and Samsung 840 PRO for 512gb. I am being told the 840 PRO series is faster than the 840 EVO. Which would be your choice?

iweber95
10-25-2013, 03:33 PM
id take the 840 pro 1tb is a little overkill for an SSD and not to mention really expensive. Honestly you dont need more than like 256GB, but if you really want to get on of those two get the 512 pro. ALso yes you need to replace one of the HDDs and the laptop only has two bays

Myk SilentShadow
10-25-2013, 03:52 PM
Regarding the above questions, I can't decide between Samsung 840 Evo for 1TB and Samsung 840 PRO for 512gb. I am being told the 840 PRO series is faster than the 840 EVO. Which would be your choice?

Actually, they both have the same speeds mate. 540 Read and 520 Write. BUT when it boils down to it, the Pro's are really good as they are aimed more at the business sector, created for higher reliability...not to say you have to stay away from them :)

I am sure the EVO's are just as good, I haven't read any reviews and i'm hoping to get my next build started soon, which will feature a 250GB EVO :)

HiVizMan
10-25-2013, 03:57 PM
The prices of the 1TB are very good actually and there is no real world difference in performance between the two. I have both.