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Never seen SSD prices this low!
Different hardware, different recommendations.
CHKDSK and Defrag are different tools for different purposes, and have different side effects. One is OK on any drive; the other should be avoided on SSDs….AskLeo
Yes . . the new Intel I9 and AMD Ryzen CPU’s will push the consumer PC to new levels. Much faster overall but requires new supporting hardware (compatible Mother-Boards, ddr4 ram,PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe, usb-3/usb-c & similar to make use of the new processors.).
In fact, these systems use mucho power and generate lot’s of heat . . so new liquid cooling systems are recommended and/or required.
All the above comes at a hefty price . . . so, these systems not for everyone (yet).
Within the past 4-5 years, HP has not run a tight-ship on controlling what occurs on their hardware. I could post several but for now, here is one example: