Question about the Samsung 850 Pro

I saw a video from a youtuber named 'Tech Deals' accurately describing 7 different SSD's. The man basically said if you spent a lot of money on your computer and if you have a i7 processor you should get the 850 pro.

I have a HP Pavilion DV7 3190ED, I'm considering buying the Samsung 850 pro (500 gb or maybe 250 gb). It does have a intel i7 processor and it was quite expensive (my grandpa, who gave it to me after he bought a new laptop himself, payed 1000-1200 euro's on this).

I do need to clean it up, it doesn't have a lot of programs on it but it has a lot of files I don't use so that could help speed it up. But my question basically is: the laptop is already from 2010. It's a lot slower then it used to be, so should I still get the 850 pro considering it's age? Or is the age a non-factor?

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Expensive overkill

First, if you have not already done so make the recovery media for that machine and tuck it away.

Next shop for one of these.
Don't pay 160 for it, wait for a sale.
Bought one for 130 about six months ago so just be patient.

While your shopping/waiting do some serious clean up work on the hdd.
Skinny down your startup list.
Get a can of compressed air and blow out the vents weekly for a month and then monthly.

In the future you can move the ssd to your next machine.

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