Solid state drives have many different advantages over a mechanical hard disk drive and as the cost of solid state drives fall, more and more people are looking to upgrade.
Solid state drives can increase battery life and reduce the chances of data loss due to mechanical failures, all due to the fact that they have no moving parts. But they have other benefits such as lower running temperatures, overall lower running costs and increased performance i.e. Windows start up and shut down times.
They are most certainly a worthwhile upgrade and the below video shows you just how easily it can be done.
Upgrading the hard drive in your laptop shouldn’t invalidate any warranty however any damage the laptop receives as a result of the upgrade can.