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Windows 7: Show us your hard drive performance


29 Apr 2012   #661
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

It is very easy to migrate the OS to the SSD. But do NOT use Ghost.

The easy way with 3 clicks is when you use this program: Paragon Migrate OS to SSD - System migration to Solid State Drives (SSD) - Overview

For the geeky way, you can follow my tutorial. In that case, I suggest you first move the bootmgr to C : Bootmgr - Move to C:\ with EasyBCD Then you have to only image and restore the C partition and can forget about the 100MB system partition (or in case of a Dell, the active restore partition)


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30 Apr 2012   #662
Dynatnt1

Windows 7 64
 
 

Used Paragon Migrate OS to SSD. The best $20 I have ever spent. Incredibly quick. Almost too quick in the sense that I doubted it did it correctly. One of those too good to be true situations.
Worked perfectly. Have been running off of my new SSD for a week now flawlessly.

Thanks for the suggestion

Toby
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30 Apr 2012   #663
essenbe
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 10, 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

Great job. I have Paragon Migrate too. It works perfect every time.
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16 May 2012   #664
RedwinD

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

And here is mine,
but why my HDD's temp is higher than yours? 47*C is too high? Thanks :-)


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16 May 2012   #665
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You did not let it run to the end and missed essential data like access time which shows only with a complete run. And 47C is nothing to worry about.
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14 Jul 2012   #666
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

I thought I'd test ASRock's XFast USB out on my WD USB 2.0 drive

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A slight improvement but nothing like the performance gain the guy gets in the video. He's using an SSD in an external enclosure. His scores with XFast on "Normal" look low to me.


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14 Jul 2012   #667
Archquark

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 
Seagate ST2000DM001-9YN164

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14 Jul 2012   #668
ICit2lol

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Well here's what I just ran -means not a thing to me except the transfer rates even so I don't know if they are good or not?


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14 Jul 2012   #669
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol View Post
Well here's what I just ran -means not a thing to me except the transfer rates even so I don't know if they are good or not?
That's an SSD and HD Tune is not designed for SSDs. You should check out the SSD thread

I just picked up a 3TB WD USB 3.0 drive and tested it with XFast USB. Results on Turbo are actually a little worse

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14 Jul 2012   #670
ICit2lol

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Thanks tw will do


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