Purchasing and installing a solid-state drive (SSD) to replace your hard-drive is the best way to boost you PCs performance. Seek speeds, access speeds and write speed can increase 4 to 10 times. Boot-up times 10 to 13 seconds on average. Applications open in a snap and saving project lightning fast. SSDs are still about twice as expensive as hard-drives but they are affordable now. There are lots of manufactures that produce SSDs but stick Kingston, Intel and Samsung.