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Used Acronis to Clone my Sys drive to a SSD -- WOW


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Just finished using Acronis to Clone my System drive in my Main Desktop (Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R) to a Crucial M4 256GB SSD that I had been using elsewhere.

 

What a difference this has made!! Boot times and access times are fantastic!

 

My original Sys Drive was a WD Black WD1002FAEX but the M4 is a whole new ball game!

 

Acronis was pretty easy to use -- I just did the Automatic settings -- let it run and do it's thing -- then all I had to do was shut down the desktop, open it up, pull out the old WD and move the SATA wire connections.

 

The GSATA III ports on the X58A-UD3R aren't quite as fast as the Intel SATA III ports on newer MB's -- but they're still pretty fast in my estimate.

 

I used Acronis 2012 True Image Home with the Plus Pack.

 

Here's my ATTO of my performance Improvement:

 

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My Write speeds are about double while my Read speeds have improved by nearly a factor of 4.

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Nice, congrats on the re-purpose. It is tough to use anything else once you ran an SSD.

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My experience with Acronis Disk Cloning is like yours - it works well. The backup functionality on the hand; well, don't get me started. :angry:

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