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  1. Joined : Nov 2013
    Toronto
    Posts : 4,288
    Win 10 Pro x64
       23 Feb 2015 #11

    jimbo45 said: View Post
    Hi there

    For testing also I think you'll find an SSD with a SATA==>USB3 connector works as fast as Native SATA connection !! (especially on a laptop) so for testing with SSD's you don't even need to mess about with cases as I mentioned. Just set your BIOS to boot from the external USB device.

    BTW if you only have ONE USB3 port a USB3 powered hub works fine too. !!!!

    Most SSD'S are 2.5 inch anyway. If you really need the 3.5 inch enclosures then OK but all my SSD's are 2.5 inch versions.

    Cheers
    jimbo

    I also use a 3.5 spinner there from time to time. And that's the whole idea for the SSD enclosure. I just wanna make sure I am covered with any size of hard drives I need to use.

    I have 5 USB 3.0 ports. I added a USB 3.0 controller card.

    I normally just choose a boot drive on start up.
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
    UK
    Posts : 88
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64
       01 Mar 2015 #12

    You could've just downloaded Virtualbox/VMware to stop wasting time rolling back to Win7...
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  3. Joined : Nov 2013
    Toronto
    Posts : 4,288
    Win 10 Pro x64
       02 Mar 2015 #13

    Kesto said: View Post
    You could've just downloaded Virtualbox/VMware to stop wasting time rolling back to Win7...

    Sorry if you didn't get what the video was about.
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  4. Joined : Nov 2013
    Houston
    Posts : 1,394
    Win-7Prox64 Win-8.1Prox64 Win-10Prox64
       03 Mar 2015 #14

    Sure is this is one of the although risky an upgrade path worth testing
    Kudos for sharing it with us
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  5. Joined : Nov 2013
    Toronto
    Posts : 4,288
    Win 10 Pro x64
       03 Mar 2015 #15

    ThrashZone said: View Post
    Sure is this is one of the although risky an upgrade path worth testing
    Kudos for sharing it with us







    Thanks!









    If you know how to fix a messed up bootloader or the entire OS itself, the risk factor is negligible. Plus, I used a test SSD for this with a cloned copy of my Win 7. So, there's actually no risk at all. This video is just to let everyone see and know what to expect when upgrading from 7 to 10 and back to 7 if Win 10 doesn't work well with existing hardware.









    Make sure that you also have an image of 7 before upgrading to 10 so that when you go back to 7 from 10, you can restore from that image to get rid of all the garbage that 10 left on your system or if 7 does not work the way it used to.
    Last edited by badrobot; 03 Mar 2015 at 09:20.
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