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  • Q1

    Do SSDs require defragging?

    No, defragging an SSD will put undue wear and tear on the drive and potentially cause premature 'death' of your SSD. Because of the way SSDs work, not only does data not become fragmented, but running a defragmentation utility will actually burn through the program/erase cycles.
  • Q2

    What is the difference between SSD(Solid State Drive) and HDD(Hard Disk Drive)?

    SSD data is stored in NAND flash, different from traditional HDD, SSD size is much smaller, with no moving mechanical parts, when running the SSD it’s silent, SSD is also much faster than HDD.
  • Q3

    I only have SATA I or II ports on my computer, will my SSD work?

    All SSDs are compatible with SATA I or SATA II. However, the previous generation of SATA ports will not be as fast as the current generation. 
  • Q4

    Do I need any special drivers when use PNY SSD?

    No, PNY SSDs operate with standard drivers making it easy to plug into and work on most major operating systems, such as Windows and Mac OS.
  • Q5

    Can I clone my hard drive onto the SSD?

    Yes this can be done with proper cloning software. Various software tools are publicly available on the internet to help you with the cloning process.
    PNY SSD 2.5”CS1311, CS1311b , CS900 and M.2 CS2040, CS2060 those are include Acronis true image HD software.
  • Q6

    What operating systems are supported?

    Each PNY SSD supports a wide range of operating systems unique to the target application. For more information, check the particular drive’s product brochure.
  • Q7

    What types of SSDs PNY has?

    In Asia region, our SSD series products are all belong to consumer specification.

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Download 2.5” Intenral SSD Firmware
 
CS900 2.5” Internal SSD Firmware CS900212 Update Package

- Applies to drives running the CS900208/CS900210/CS900211 firmware.
- Please be sure to backup or make copies of all important files, as updating firmware will erase the drive. 
 
 
 
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