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Old 07-01-2012, 11:31 AM   #1
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Exclamation SSD cloning system from HDD, Possible splitting Programs from main directory ???

Hi, if i got myself a SSD i would need to clone my current HDD data onto the SSD as i have so many programs that i dont want to have to reinstall.

My current data size of my Windows, programs and user data is just under 700GB. If I was to get a SSD i would somehow need to split the windows files from the program files and user data.

First of all is this even possible as the registry would surly get confused and secondly if so how would it be done.

My program files are about half the total size of the data on my current HDD
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Old 07-01-2012, 02:57 PM   #2
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Default Re: SSD cloning system from HDD, Possible splitting Programs from main directory ???

It's not possible to clone a drive yet split the contents. Your best bet is to do a fresh install. I know it sucks, but alt least with an SSD, it'll be fast.
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Exclamation Re: SSD cloning system from HDD, Possible splitting Programs from main directory ???

Thought that may be the case, What do you think is the best SSD to get atm ? Around the 120/128 GB mark ? the M4 ?
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I couldn't tell you from personal experience. For OS and some programs, ~120GB would be good. For me, I was considering one of those cache SSDs.
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